Miso-Glazed Red Kuri Squash

Miso-Glazed Red Kuri Squash

  • Author: Paige Adams
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 27-30 minutes
  • Total Time: 37-40 minutes
  • Yield: Serves 4 1x

This miso-glazed red kuri squash is brushed with a mix of miso paste, sesame oil, rice vinegar and maple syrup before it is roasted in the oven.


1/4 cup white miso paste

2 tablespoons sesame oil

2 tablespoons rice vinegar

1 teaspoon maple syrup

1 tablespoon vegetable oil

1 red kuri squash, halved, deseeded and sliced 1/2-inch thick

1 teaspoon kosher salt

1/2 teaspoon black pepper

1 scallion, sliced thinly

1 tablespoon white and black sesame seeds

1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes


Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F. Line 2 sheet pans with parchment paper.

In a small bowl, whisk together the miso paste, sesame oil, rice vinegar, maple syrup and vegetable oil. Arrange the squash in a single layer on the prepared sheet pans. Brush both sides of the squash with the mixture and sprinkle with salt and pepper.

Roast for 15 minutes, brush with the miso-glaze and flip over to the other side. Brush with the glaze again and roast continue roasting until tender, about 12-15 minutes. Sprinkle with scallions, sesame seeds and red pepper flakes before serving.