The Season’s Best Squash Recipes

The Season’s Best Squash Recipes

With autumn comes cooler weather, beautifully colored leaves, and fabulous fresh produce, including one of our all-time favorite fall ingredients: squash! Let spaghetti squash, butternut squash, and acorn squash make an appearance in your autumn meals with these 12 amazing recipes!

Butternut Squash
Butternut Squash Risotto with Saffron and Sage: This side dish combines the delicious fall ingredients of butternut squash and sage into one!

Butternut Squash Soup: Embrace autumn with the great taste of butternut squash, sweetened with a little honey.

Butternut Squash Bread: This yummy vegetable bread is a great way to sneak more vegetable into your (or your loved one's) diet.

Bow Ties with Butternut Squash and Peas: This is a fabulous vegetarian dish made with butternut squash, peas, and a creamy Parmesan sauce. Make it low-fat by using fat-free half-and-half.


Spaghetti Squash

Spaghetti Squash Frittata: Frittatas are the perfect thing for a quick, spur-of-the-moment breakfast, lunch or light supper. They're even good cold, so you can pack them for a picnic or a brown bag lunch.

Spaghetti Squash-and-Vegetables Gratin: With this mixture of spaghetti squash, mushrooms and stewed tomatoes, no one can turn this one down.

Cosy Spaghetti Squash with Cannellini Beans: Hearty and quick, this meal will definitely become a regular in your repertoire. Serve with crusty garlic bread and a salad and you are all set!

Spaghetti Squash Alfredo: You can make this rich Alfredo sauce lower in fat by using reduced-fat sour cream and low-fat cheese.


Acorn Squash
Acorn Squash Stuffed with Apple Couscous: This hearty couscous features plenty of dried fruit, pecans, and fresh squash.

Baked Acorn Squash with Caramelized Apples, Pecans, and Onions: An awesomely healthy, quick, and easy side dish for Thanksgiving (or any day).

Acorn Squash with Apricot Glaze: Apples and apricots spiced with honey and nutmeg complement the flavor of acorn squash.

Roasted Acorn Squash Soup: Horseradish and apples give this flavorful soup an especially "autumn" flavor.

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