Preheat air fryer to 400 degrees according to manufacturer's directions. Cut squash lengthwise in half; remove and discards seeds. Cut each half crosswise into 1/2-inch-thick slices.
Part of the winter squash family, delicata squash are known for their tender rinds. Cooking in an air-fryer will make the skins tender and delicious.
Servings and Ingredients
|2 ½ lbs. 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 c. Full Circle Market organic light-colored agave nectar|
|½ c. Hy-Vee apple cider flavored distilled vinegar|
|½ tsp. Apple pie spice|
|½ c. Hy-Vee dried cranberries|
|¼ c. Hy-Vee pine nuts, toasted|
|¼ c. Lightly packed fresh mint, chopped|
Things To Grab
- Small saucepan
Toss squash and shallot with olive oil, 1/2 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 1/2 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.
Amounts Per Serving
- Total Fat: 11g
- Cholesterol: 0mg
- Sodium: 170mg
- Total Carbohydrates: 64g
- Protein: 3g