Tagged: winter squash

Delicata Squash

Delicata Squash

Delicata squash is a long, oblong-shaped squash with a cream colored, green-striped, outer skin and a golden, fine-textured inner flesh.  This is one of the tastier winter squashes, with a creamy pulp that tastes...

Stuffed delicata squash

White Bean and Kale Stuffed Delicata Squash

From the website, www.cooklocal.com, this easy recipe serves 4 (or 2 if you are really hungry!).  You can readily add some pancetta or bulk sausage to the stuffing for a non-vegetarian meal.  Cook the...

Braised and Glazed Butternut Squash

Braised and Glazed Butternut Squash

This recipe is taken from Mark Bittman’s How to Cook Everything.  Once you peel and cut the squash, you braise it in a small amount of liquid, then boil off the remaining moisture to...

Spaghetti Squash

Spaghetti Squash

Spaghetti squash is an oblong yellow colored winter squash that is named for the spaghetti like nature of its flesh.  When raw, the flesh is hard and generally orange or yellow in color.  When...

Vegan Gluten-Free Pumpkin Pie

Vegan Gluten Free Pumpkin Pie

Found on the minimalistbaker.com food blog, this pumpkin pie recipe uses only 10 ingredients, and is vegan and gluten-free.  Your Thanksgiving guests will not know it has no eggs or cream!  You can also substitute...

Butternut Squash and Apple Soup

Butternut Squash and Apple Soup

Here’s a wonderful fall soup from Ina Garten’s Barefoot Contessa show on the Food Network.  Some commenters felt that the recipe turned out overly sweet — you might want to try adding more squash, cutting...

Acorn Squash

Although considered a winter squash, acorn squash actually belongs to the same species as all “summer” squashes (such as zucchini and yellow squash).  The most common variety is dark green in color, but newer...

Moroccan-Style Stuffed Acorn Squash

Moroccan Style Stuffed Acorn Squash

This recipe, hailing from an old issue of Whole Living by Martha Stewart (via The Bitten Word), serves 4. I’ve substituted whole wheat couscous or brown rice when I’m out of bulgur, just remember...

Butternut Squash Lasagna

This is a perfect fall dish highlighting the mellow flavors of butternut squash, courtesy of Parade Magazine.  Can also substitute other winter squashes such as pumpkin, kabocha, or acorn for different flavors.

Roasted Winter Squash Seeds

Roasted Winter Squash Seeds

Pumpkins aren’t the only squash that yield tasty seeds for roasting!  Next time you prepare a winter squash (e.g. butternut or acorn squash), save the seeds and have yourself a nutritious little snack.