October Recipes

Air-Fried Maple Delicata Squash

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Forkful of Air Fried Maple Delicata Squash
Hands On:
10 minutes
Total Time:
65 minutes


  • 2 ½ lb Delicata squash (about 5 or 5)
  • 1 Medium shallot, sliced
  • 3 tbsp Gustare Vita extra olive oil
  • ½ tsp Plus 1 dash finely ground Hy-Vee sea salt, divided
  • ¼ tsp Coarsely ground Hy-Vee black pepper
  • ¾ cup Full Circle Market organic light-colored agave nectar
  • ½ cup Hy-Vee apple cider flavored distilled vinegar
  • ½ tsp Apple pie spice
  • ½ cup Hy-Vee dried cranberries
  • ¼ cup Hy-Vee pine nuts, toasted
  • ¼ cup Lightly packed fresh mint, chopped
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Preheat air fryer to 400° according to manufacturer's directions. Cut squash lengthwise in half; remove and discards seeds. Cut each half crosswise into ½-inch-thick slices.
Toss squash and shallot with olive oil, ½ teaspoon salt and pepper in a large bowl to coat.
Working in batches, place coated squash and shallot slices in a single layer in basket. Air-fry for 5 minutes. Shake basket; air-fry for 4 to 6 minutes more or until fork-tender. Transfer squash and shallot to a large bowl.
For syrup, stir together agave nectar, vinegar, apple pie spices, and remaining dash of salt in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil; reduce heat to medium. Simmer, uncover, for 6 to 8 minutes or until reduced to about ½ cup.
To serve, pour syrup mixture over squash in bowl; toss to coat. Arrange on a serving platter; top with cranberries, pin nuts, and mint.

Nutrition Facts

Serves: 6
Amount Per Serving
% Daily Value*
Total Fat: 11g 14%
Saturated Fat: 1.5g
Trans Fat: 0g
Cholesterol: 0mg 0%
Sodium: 170mg 7%
Total Carbohydrate: 64g 23%
Dietary Fiber: 4g 14%
Sugars: 41g 82%
Protein: 3g 6%

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