7 Easy Seasonal Squash Recipes
Enough with the decorating-- let’s eat
Yup, it’s fall and there’s a 14-step Pinterest tutorial for how to make a sustainably harvested cornucopia. But hey, we’re busy, so we say skip the crafting and cut right to the good eating with some satisfying squash recipes. Alongside a light salad and a glass of pinot gris, these make a meal--with or without the bountiful centerpiece.
Dried cranberries, crunchy pumpkin seeds and chunks of caramelized butternut squash jazz up this healthy grain.
Southerly regions still have these delicate flowers in season--so stuff them with ricotta cheese right away!
Acorn Squash Bowls
Baked gourds become edible bowls filled with coconut-milk-laced quinoa salad.
Summer squash, zucchini and eggplant are layered with tomato puree in this intoxicating classic Italian dish.
Butternut Squash Mac and Cheese
The squash--not cheddar cheese--is what gives this healthy dish its orange sauce.
Butternut and kabocha are baked right in the skillet with chicken broth, bread crumbs, heavy cream and Parmesan cheese.