From fried yellow squash to butternut squash soup or a pasta-like dish with spaghetti squash, there's no doubt that squash varieties can provide you with many favorite recipes.
Parmesan and bacon give richness to the squash and spinach filling in this stunning side dish.
Serve this savory appetizer in the fall when acorn squash is abundant. Excellent for holiday entertaining.
Butternut squash, that staple of autumn cooking, lends itself to any number of cooking methods. If you're looking for a recipe for how to cook butternut squash that is both easy to prepare and out-of-this-world delicious, try this roasted version. Roasting the squash intensifies its flavors and highlights the buttery, nutty undertones that give this large winter squash its name.
Scrapple began as a Pennsylvania Dutch dish of leftover pork, cornmeal, and spices. This recip calls for butternut squash, turkey kielbasa, polenta, sweet peppers, and herbs.
Even people who don't usually like squash have a soft spot for the acorn squash. The ribbed, dark-green skin of this winter squash hides a bright orange interior that is very low in saturated fat and cholesterol but packed with nutrition, including Vitamin A, Vitamin B6, thiamin and magnesium. It's also high in fiber. There are a variety of opinions about how to cook acorn squash. Some people like the old-fashioned method of slicing the squash in half, removing the seeds, filling the cavity with brown sugar and butter and baking it cut-side up. Others like to drizzle honey or maple syrup in the cavity after brushing the squash with melted butter.
When you discover how to roast butternut squash, you will experience the official flavor of fall--sweet, earthy, and delicious.
Fall is the perfect time of year for a new recipe on how to cook butternut squash. Summer is ruled by yellow squash and zucchini, but come fall and early winter, the sweet, rich, dense squashes rule -- butternut, acorn, delicata, Hubbard, kabocha, and more. But the most versatile and widely available is the beloved butternut, that bell-shaped, beige-skinned squash with bright orange flesh.
Prep this slow cooker recipe in the morning and have a delicious and healthful dinner ready when you get home from work. The flavors of ginger and soy sauce make this chicken dish even better than takeout.
An Asian style sauce coats these low calorie roasted squash appetizers.
Creamy risotto is taken up a notch with the addition of butternut squash. You can use acorn or kaboucha squash instead, if that's what's available at your market.
Pasta lovers who want to cut back on carbs and calories won't regret learning how to cook spaghetti squash. This oblong winter squash has flesh that separates into spaghetti-like strands when you cook it. It's a worthy low-calorie substitute for the real deal, and it boasts a fair amount of vitamins and minerals, too, including vitamins A and C, plus dietary fiber.
Filled with fiber for long-lasting energy and a dose of heart-healthy whole grains, this risotto would be at home on a holiday table or served as a satisfying weeknight supper.
Just like pasta only light as air and gluten free, this spaghetti squash dish makes for a perfect potluck side dish. Or, serve it as a main dish with grilled chicken or fish, or even beans on top.
Thin pork cooks up quickly, making this dish a great weeknight dinner option. Serve it with mashed winter squash or even sweet potatoes to make a complete meal.
This rich tasting vegetable casserole recipe is made with half-and-half and creme fraiche.
Squash, maple syrup, bacon, and caramelized onions combine to make this casserole a fall favorite. Try it for a holiday or alongside roasted chicken and greens.