Squash is available in many varieties and stands up well in vegetarian cooking. From main dishes to desserts, try delightful vegetarian-friendly recipes like spaghetti squash Italiano and carmelized acorn squash for an introduction to this amazing vegetable.
Spaghetti squash is used instead of pasta in this easy dinner. Just mix the cooked squash with sauce and cheese and serve.
For a far-from-boring vegetable side dish, coat butternut squash in and carrots in sweet brown sugar, tangy balsamic vinegar and tart cherries.
Brimming with antioxidants as well as fantastic flavor, this savory orzo will quickly become a favorite dish in your home. Try adding fresh baby spinach to the saute pan a few minutes before tossing with the orzo. Top with shaved Parmigiano-Reggiano, and serve with Italian baked chicken or grilled fish.
Once roasted, a butternut squash can be used in seemingly endless ways. Try it as a simple side dish, mash it for healthy comfort food, or puree it and use it in place of pumpkin in your favorite baked goods.
Stir-fried pad thai is traditionally a carb and fat-packed nutritional nightmare. This skinny swap is full of vegetables, protein and all the flavors you love (and none of the extra calories).
If you can't find acorn squash, try butternut squash or even small pumpkins instead.
This healthy meatless meal is packed with high fiber vegetables. Pistachios on top add color and crunch.
Green curry paste, a blend of lemongrass, green chiles and Thai ginger, gives this vegetarian dinner just enough heat.