1. Heat oven to 450 degrees. Clean the seeds and strands of the pumpkin or squash.
2. Rub the pulp with olive oil. Sprinkle salt, pepper, and paprika.
3. Roast in the oven for 40 minutes. Depending on the oven, turn on the broil and bake functions to brown the top of the pumpkin or squash.
Tip: You may sprinkle your favorite seasonings, garlic salt, onion salt, etc.