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Winter Caprese with Caramelized Delicata Squash | Get Inspired Everyday!

Winter Caprese Salad with Caramelized Delicata Squash


  • 1 pound delicata squash, halved and seeded
  • 2 Teaspoons olive oil, plus 3 Tablespoons for drizzling
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 6 ounces fresh mozzarella, cut into 8 slices
  • 2 cups baby spinach leaves
  • 1/4 cup basil, chopped
  • 2 Tablespoons reduced balsamic vinegar, or balsamic crema
  • Freshly ground black pepper and sea salt for sprinkling


  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Cut the squash halves into 1/2″ pieces and place on the baking sheet. Drizzle with the 2 Teaspoons of olive oil and the 1/2 Teaspoon of sea salt. Roast in the oven for 10 minutes, turn the squash over and roast another 10 minutes or until the squash is tender and browned.
  3. Arrange the mozzarella, spinach and roasted squash onto 4 salad plates or 1 serving platter. Garnish with the basil, reduced balsamic vinegar, and remaining 3 Tablespoons olive oil. Sprinkle with sea salt and freshly ground pepper.
  4. This salad is best served immediately while the squash is still crispy.
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 20 mins