Kabocha Squash Bites Recipe

Kabocha Squash Bites Recipe

Make these Kabocha Squash Bites as a healthy alternative to tator tots. 

Kabocha Squash is a winter Squash often referred to as a Japanese Pumpkin in Japan. Kabocha Squash is full of nutrients and antioxidants. It really  has a good flavor especially when you roast it.

I leave the skin on so the Squash Bites can be eaten as finger food. Dip them in ketchup or your favorite sauce. A great way to get the kids to eat Squash!



  • 1 Kabocha Squash
  • 2 Tablespoons Olive Oil
  • 1 Tablespoon Coarse Kosher Salt, or Sea Salt
  • 1 TablespoonCajun Spice

Kabocha Squash Bites


1.Wash the outside of the Squash and allow to dry.

2. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.

3. Cut the Squash in half and scoop out the seeds. Cut the Squash into one inch chunks.

4. Place the Squash on a baking sheet and sprinkle with the Olive Oil and then sprinkle the Squash with Cajun Spice and the Salt,  add a bit more if you like. Stir to coat all the pieces of Squash.

5. Place the Squash in the oven and bake for 15-20 minutes, then turn the pieces and cook for another 15 minutes or until the Squash is fork tender and slightly brown.

6. Remove from oven and serve! You can sprinkle a bit more Salt on the Squash prior to serving, just be sure no to overdo it.

Recipe by: Hot Dish Homemaker



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I love cooking for family and friends and decided to create the Hot Dish Homemaker blog as a forum to share my recipes and love for cooking. I hope you will inspired to try my recipes and share them with your friends and family! Enjoy!

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