Healthy Squash Recipes

An Autumn harvest of healthy butternut squash recipes

Healthy Squash Recipes

Healthy Squash Recipes

Autumn is here, and fall squash is abundant in gardens and supermarkets alike. Need to know what to look for and what to prepare? Thanks to our quick guide and easy recipes, you won't have to look any further!

Whipped Squash
This is an excellent way to serve butternut squash. Its rich flavor and golden harvest color really comes through in this smooth Whipped Squash side dish.
—Dorothy Pritchett, Wills Point, Texas

Butternut Squash Casserole
When Mom couldn't get sweet potatoes in Zimbabwe, she substituted this creamy Butternut Squash Casserole, adding sweetness and spice to butternut squash. It soon became a family favorite.
—Susan Hansen, Auburn, Alabama

Ginger Orange Squash
Bursting with citrus flavor, this tender Ginger Orange Squash side dish complements autumn dinner parties and weeknight suppers alike. Our Test Kitchen home economists developed the five-ingredient recipe - which is low in fat and sodium — so you can spend less time in the kitchen and more time with family.
—Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Greendale, Wisconsin

Butternut Squash Apple Bake
Even if you don't like squash, you'll like this Butternut Squash Apple Bake side dish. Sweet slices of butternut squash are topped with apples in a cinnamon-sugar glaze for an elegant accompaniment.
—Ellie Klopping, Toledo, Ohio

Gingered Butternut Squash
I found this Gingered Butternut Squash recipe in a magazine years ago and thought it was the best squash dish I'd ever tasted. When I serve it to guests, they always agree.
—Fran Swartzentruber, Sebring, Ohio