Our healthy squash recipes will have you saying, "Oh yum," instead of, "No fun!" Many people think of these colorful gourds as tasteless mush or simply a sad alternative to delicious pasta — but squash has the potential to be a subtly sweet and creamy dinner your whole family will love. The secret is in how you prepare it.
The sheer variety of squashes — butternut, acorn, kabocha, and spaghetti — means the number of tasty, healthy squash recipes is limitless. Chop kuri squash into cubes and simmer with broccoli and chickpeas for a filling curry dinner. Or, blend butternut squash with cheese and spices for a velvety mac and cheese. No matter your preference, we've got you covered.
So, the next time you swing by the produce section during your weekly grocery run, we recommend picking up squash for your next family dinner. Even frozen squash will do if you're short on time during the week or if your favorite squash is out of season. No matter what you choose, you're sure to pick a winner.
Keep scrolling for all our favorite healthy squash recipes that will nourish your body while still satisfying your hunger.