21 Easy Squash Recipes That You Will Love!

Make the most of squash recipes  in these comforting autumnal dishes. Tuck into warming soups, risottos and curries, or serve stuffed squash for a veggie centrepiece. From classics like acorn squash and butternut, to favorites like delicata, spaghetti squash and kabocha, there are almost as many kinds of winter squash ideas as there are ways to cook them. So we’ve rounded up the very best winter squash recipes out there so that you can enjoy your favorite gourds all season long. No matter what you like to eat, there’s something here on our list for you and your family. Here are 21 amazing squash recipes for you to try out and make these holidays more fun loving. 


21. Creamy Butternut Squash Pasta with Sausage and Spinach

Creamy Butternut Squash Pasta with Sausage and Spinach

Creamy Butternut Squash Pasta with Sausage and Spinach is a perfect Autumn comfort food. These easy and flavorful squash recipes are packed with veggies and will become your favourite Fall and Winter family weeknight dinner! Butternut squash pasta is one of those winter recipes you would probably make only in the Fall and Winter when the butternut squash is in season.  Which makes this pasta so much more special!  It’s so good I hope you will be looking forward to making it every year!  
Get the recipe here.


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20. Apple Sausage Stuffed Butternut Squash

Apple Sausage Stuffed Butternut Squash

Apple sausage stuffed butternut squash has all sorts of deliciousness in one easy recipe. These squash recipes are so creamy and soft, while the filling is hearty, flavorful, and naturally gluten-free. You’re gonna love this healthy seasonal recipe. Say hello to my stuffed butternut squash recipe! Roasted butternut squash halves are filled with Italian sausage, apple, spinach, cranberries, herbs, and baked to perfection. Yes, it’s as delicious as it sounds and might just be one of my new favourite winter squash ideas to date.
Get the recipe here.


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19. Thai Butternut Squash Curry

Thai Butternut Squash Curry

Thai butternut squash curry also known as Fug-Tong-Gaeng-Dang is fresh tasting, easy to cook mid-week comforting curry. So satisfying and flavorful, your heart would want more on a cold Fall day. It’s a creamy, spicy and intensely flavored dish. I could eat this every single day! Something about a big bowl of curry that is so comforting, so easy to make, I can’t see a reason not to make this curry. It’s simply the best winter squash ideas and perfection in a bowl. By now you all know I’m curry obsessed.  Be it Indian curry, Thai curry, any curry – bring it on! This butternut squash curry recipe with a touch of Thai flavours is ready in under 30 minutes. 
Get the recipe here.


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18. Vegan Spaghetti Squash Lasagna Bowls 

Vegan Spaghetti Squash Lasagna Bowls 

Turn spaghetti squash recipes into a meatless meal with this recipe for stuffed spaghetti squash lasagna bowls. Made with vegan ricotta and hemp parmesan. Vegan + gluten-free. I adore bowl meals, especially when there’s an edible bowl involved. They’re just so fun — you can impress guests with the presentation and there’s less clean up. What’s not to love? Try these winter squash ideas at home and enjoy with your family and friends. 
Get the recipe here.


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17. Creamy Orzo Pasta with Roasted Butternut Squash

Creamy Orzo Pasta with Roasted Butternut Squash

This creamy orzo pasta with roasted butternut squash, kale, fresh sage and Parmesan cheese ticks all the boxes! Delicious, full of nutrients and an incredibly satisfying autumn favourite. Serve it on its own as a filling vegetarian option or pair with quick and easy Chicken Paillard in Sherry Caper Sauce. We all know that pasta dishes are weeknight heros. They are quick to prepare and endlessly customizable. In other words, you’d be hard pressed to find someone who doesn’t love pasta. Let’s try these amazing winter recipes and I am sure you are gonna love it. 
Get the recipe here.


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16. Brown Sugar Butternut Squash

Brown Sugar Butternut Squash

Side dishes are on my list of “things I regularly forget about”. I’m not the only one that can plan main dishes for every night and conveniently forget that I should serve something along with it, right? Simple ingredients and quick prep make this a winner any night, but it’d be especially great for your holiday table, given how great butternut squash are this time of year.
You can also make this with pre-cut butternut squash, but if you’re making this in the fall season, the fresh ones are always best! It’s one of the most amazing squash recipes ever.
Get the recipe here.


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15. Roasted Cinnamon Butternut Squash

Roasted Cinnamon Butternut Squash

This roasted butternut squash recipe is a healthy fall side dish that’s easy to make with only 6 ingredients! Baked butternut squash is slightly sweet, creamy on the inside and crispy on the outside with a touch of cinnamon – perfect for winter squash ideas. This roasted butternut squash is a healthy fall side dish that’s easy to make with only 5 ingredients! It’s slightly sweet, creamy on the inside and crispy on the outside with a touch of cinnamon – making it the perfect addition to any holiday meal. 
Get the recipe here.


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14. Squash Croquettes

Squash Croquettes

Squash Croquettes are a simple country side dish that Southerners love. Fresh yellow squash is mixed with ingredients that transform it into a fritter or a squash cake. Fried until golden, they can be served alongside your favorite entrees year-round. I love them, and typically make them most often when squash is in abundance but, why wait? We’re so fortunate to have access to fresh produce year-round and these golden crispy cakes are a fantastic way to get veggies into the kids. It’s one of my best winter recipes I must say. 
Get the recipe here.


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13. Cheesy Yellow Squash Bake

Cheesy Yellow Squash Bake

This summer I had a lot of yellow squash in my garden and I was trying to find some new and tasty winter squash ideas for yellow squash in addition to my favourite Squash Caviar. Combination of plain squashes, basil and cheese – and the result was super delicious! I think from now on it will be our family’s favourite way to cook squash. It’s one of the best squash recipes I have ever eaten. 
Get the recipe here.


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12. Roasted Zucchini and Squash

Roasted Zucchini and Squash

Roasted Zucchini and Squash is a delicious and easy way to serve up some summer produce. Sprinkled with a touch of seasoning on a bit of parmesan cheese these make a great summer side dish. I love adding veggie dishes to complete a meal and roasting veggies is one of the easiest ways to make a side dish for your family that tastes great and is simple. Whether it’s roasted parmesan green beans, roasted parmesan asparagus or this zucchini and squash recipe. One of the best winter recipes to enjoy on holidays!
Get the recipe here.


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11. Creamy One Pot Butternut Squash Soup

Creamy One Pot Butternut Squash Soup

This Creamy One Pot Butternut Squash Soup is so easy to make and it’s the perfect winter recipe for fall! And it’s healthy, dairy-free, and vegan too! One of our favourite things about this recipe is that it’s vegan, which means it’s also dairy-free. My mother follows a dairy-free diet and so this Creamy One Pot Butternut Squash Soup is on regular rotation in our kitchen. It makes a great lunch or dinner, and it freezes very well, making it a great meal prep recipe! Just make a big pot on the weekend and portion it into containers for weekday lunches!
Get the recipe here.


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10. Zucchini and Squash Casserole Recipe

Zucchini and Squash Casserole Recipe

Healthy, simple, and fabulous, this Zucchini and Squash Casserole is the best low-carb squash recipes for Summer squash! Yellow squash and zucchini are baked in the oven to perfection with a crispy crust made from Parmesan cheese and breadcrumbs. This easy casserole is amazing for Summer picnics and potlucks, and makes the perfect side dish for any holiday dinner! Squash casserole has always been one of my favourite winter recipes. But this time it would be a healthier version that was still simple to make and baked in the oven.
Get the recipe here.


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9. Butternut Squash Mac And Cheese with Broccoli

Butternut Squash Mac And Cheese with Broccoli

Spiced butternut squash blended with nutritional yeast and a little plant milk makes a delightfully rich and “cheesy” sauce for pasta and broccoli. Pumpkin, acorn squash, or delicata squash will also work in this recipe. To make this recipe gluten-free, choose a whole grain pasta made with rice, corn, and/or quinoa.
Get the recipe here.


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8. Vegan Butternut Squash Tacos with Chipotle Cilantro Sauce

Vegan Butternut Squash Tacos with Chipotle Cilantro Sauce

These Vegan Butternut Squash Tacos with Chipotle Cilantro Sauce are a healthy mix of roasted veggies, crunchy toppings and spicy sauce. I don’t know about you, but I could eat tacos just about every day of the year. There are just so many flavour combos, the possibilities are endless. And today’s taco recipe is specifically tailored for Fall. Loaded with roasted butternut squash, crunchy cabbage & lettuce and a spicy chipotle cilantro sauce, these winter squash ideas are just amazing. These tacos have so many layers of flavour, you are going to want to make them again and again. 
Get the recipe here.


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7. Squash Casserole with Green Chiles

Squash Casserole with Green Chiles

We are pulling out all our Summer squash recipes so we can make the most of our garden right now. One of our favourites is this Squash Casserole with Green Chile. We have yellow squash coming out of our ears right now from our garden. And this Squash Casserole with Green Chile is our all-time favourite of all our summer squash recipes. It has the perfect balance of flavour and is one great way to make the most out of our fresh yellow squash.
Get the recipe here.


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6. Sausage Stuffed Acorn Squash

Sausage Stuffed Acorn Squash

You need just 10 ingredients to make this delicious Sausage Stuffed Acorn Squash! Perfectly roasted squash is filled with Italian sausage, colourful vegetables and topped with parmesan. It’s a nourishing meal that’s quick enough for weeknights! Acorn squash is perfect to use for stuffed squash because of its size and beautiful shape. It makes an impressive main course with the pretty scalloped edges and the filling piled high. You could even make this for a low-key, non-traditional holiday dinner. Your guests will be impressed! It’s one of my best winter recipes ever. 
Get the recipe here.


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5. Butternut Squash Ravioli with Brown Butter and Pecans

Butternut Squash Ravioli with Brown Butter and Pecans

Ever wondered how to make Butternut Squash Ravioli from scratch? This recipe delineates every single detail of the ravioli-making process. The homemade Butternut Squash ravioli is served with the Brown Butter Sauce and Pecans. Butternut squash ravioli is a must-have dish in your Fall repertoire. What can be better than enjoying squash recipes packed with Autumn flavors, such as butternut squash, brown sugar, and pecans!  Pasta and butternut squash always make a lovely pair, such as in this butternut squash and spinach tortellini. If you haven’t tried this combination yet, it is time now!
Get the recipe here.


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4. Chicken Bacon Ranch Spaghetti Casserole 

Chicken Bacon Ranch Spaghetti Casserole 

This combo feels like comfort food to me because all through college it was the sandwich Matt would get from Subway.  It was such a good one and those flavors just remind me of a warm comforting hug!  So I wanted to put it in a casserole and knew that spaghetti squash recipes  would be the perfect thing to add some veggie but not overpower that ranch flavor.  You can use any ranch you like but if you want to keep it Whole30 compliant then Primal Kitchen is my fave. 
Get the recipe here.


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3. Butternut Squash Cranberry Quinoa Salad

Butternut Squash Cranberry Quinoa Salad

Butternut squash cranberry salad is the BEST fall salad! Made with butternut squash, cranberries, quinoa, pumpkin seeds and Balsamic Vinaigrette. It’s an incredibly versatile salad that pairs amazingly with Easy Roasted Herb Chicken or Oven Roasted Salmon with Red Pepper Sauce for a cosy fall meal! The best fall quinoa salad just might be this right here. Can I just tell you that this salad never disappoints and is always a crowd pleaser. The combination of flavours and texture just does not get any better. It’s one of my best winter squash ideas and trust me it’s the best. 
Get the recipe here.


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2. Apple Pecan Stuffed Acorn Squash Recipe

Apple Pecan Stuffed Acorn Squash Recipe

This Apple Stuffed Acorn Squash is a great vegetarian side dish to accompany your Thanksgiving meal. Learn how to make baked stuffed acorn squash, how to prep it in advance, and many other tips for this recipe! This Apple Stuffed Acorn Squash is one of the best winter squash ideas for your Thanksgiving meal no matter if you are getting together with a large group or a small group. The recipe can easily be scaled up or down and it has make ahead instructions.
Get the recipe here.


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1. Creamed Spinach Stuffed Butternut Squash

Creamed Spinach Stuffed Butternut Squash

Cheesy creamed spinach stuffed into roasted butternut squash is a delicious, crowd pleasing side dish or vegetarian main. Most chain restaurants serve these two as their vegetable side dish options and I have never complained. Because I LOVE creamed spinach and I LOVE butternut squash. So what happened when I combined these two loves of mine? THIS, my friends. The cheesiest, creamiest creamed spinach stuffed into sweet, roasted butternut and baked until golden brown and delicious. Try these amazing squash recipes and enjoy your holidays with these lovely winter recipes with your family and friends. 
Get the recipe here.


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