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Delicata Squash, Radicchio, and Garbanzo Salad

Course Main Course, Salad, Vegetables
Cuisine The World
Keyword delicata, delicata squash, delicata squash recipe, fall cooking, garbanzo, garbanzo beans, gluten free salad, gluten free vegetables, holiday cooking, how to cook delicata squash, radicchio, radicchio recipe, roasted delicata squash, salad, squash recipe, squash salad
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Servings: 4 people
Calories 401 kcal



  • 3 tablespoons olive oil 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1 garlic clove 1 small garlic clove, grated
  • salt and pepper salt and pepper


  • 16 ounces garbanzo beans 1 16-ounces can of garbanzo beans
  • 1 large delicata squash 1 large (2 small one) delicata squash, scrubbed well
  • salt salt
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • ½ teaspoon cumin ½ teaspoon cumin
  • ½ teaspoon coriander ½ teaspoon coriander
  • 1 teaspoon paprika 1 teaspoon paprika
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 head of radicchio 1 large head of radicchio, cored, quartered and leaves separate and torn if too large
  • 3 scallions 3 scallions, white and light green part thinly sliced
  • ¼ cup italian parsley ¼ cup chopped Italian parsley
  • 2 tablespoons pomegranate seeds (optional) 2 tablespoons pomegranate seeds (optional)


  1. Whisk the dressing ingredients in a small bowl and set aside.

  2. Preheat the oven to 400F.

  3. Cut the squash crosswise into ½-inch round slices and scoop out the seeds. Place the rings in a large bowl. Add olive oil, 1 teaspoon salt, cumin, coriander, paprika, and black pepper, and toss well.

  4. On a rimmed baking sheet lined with parchment paper, arrange the delicata rings, making sure that they do not overlap.

  5. Place the cookie sheet in the hot oven and roast until golden brown and tender, around 20 to 25 minutes, flipping them once. Remove from the oven and brush some of the dressing over the rings. Cool to lukewarm.

  6. While the delicata is roasting in the oven, drain the garbanzo beans and place them in a small pan, cover with water, add salt and bring to a gentle boil. About 7 to 8 minutes. Taste to ensure the garbanzo beans are tender to the bite and have the right amount of seasoning. Drain and set aside.

  7. In a large wide serving dish, spread the radicchio. Stir the scallions with the garbanzo beans and spoon over the radicchio. Arrange the delicata rings around the salad and sprinkle with parsley and pomegranate seeds. Drizzle with the remaining dressing.

Nutrition Facts
Delicata Squash, Radicchio, and Garbanzo Salad
Amount Per Serving
Calories 401 Calories from Fat 189
% Daily Value*
Fat 21g32%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Sodium 19mg1%
Potassium 810mg23%
Carbohydrates 45g15%
Fiber 11g46%
Sugar 10g11%
Protein 12g24%
Vitamin A 2231IU45%
Vitamin C 23mg28%
Calcium 99mg10%
Iron 5mg28%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.