Vegetarian Squash

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.

Cheesy Spaghetti Squash


Spaghetti squash is used instead of pasta in this easy dinner. Just mix the cooked squash with sauce and cheese and serve.

Total: 15 mins

Polenta with Eggs and Zucchini

Better Homes and Gardens
Total: 40 mins

Orange Sauced Butternut Squash Carrots and Dried Cherries

Midwest Living

For a far-from-boring vegetable side dish, coat butternut squash in and carrots in sweet brown sugar, tangy balsamic vinegar and tart cherries.

Total: 45 mins

Squash and Mushroom Orzo

Better Homes and Gardens

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.

Total: 35 mins

Corn and Zucchini Pan Souffle

Better Homes and Gardens

Simple Roasted Butternut Squash

Family Circle

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.

Butternut Squash Ravioli Filling

Better Homes and Gardens

Vegetable Flatbreads with Goat Cheese

Better Homes and Gardens

Spaghetti-Squash Pad Thai


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).

Spiced Acorn Squash with Pan-Roasted Cauliflower and Greens

Diabetic Living

If you can't find acorn squash, try butternut squash or even small pumpkins instead.

Root Vegetable Gratin

Family Circle
Total: 32 mins

Vegetable Curry


This healthy meatless meal is packed with high fiber vegetables. Pistachios on top add color and crunch.

Butternut Squash and Chickpea Curry

Better Homes and Gardens

Green curry paste, a blend of lemongrass, green chiles and Thai ginger, gives this vegetarian dinner just enough heat.

Total: 30 mins
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