What Can I Do With Winter Squash?

November 14, 2014

A true comfort food, winter squash is much more than a simple side dish. It can be used to add color and texture to baked good, makes a wonderful addition to roasted vegetables, and creates a luscious soup that is filling and rich.  It's a seasonal vegetable that is often overlooked. It's actually inexpensive and stores well. As long as you have a cool place to keep it whole, you can store winter squash for months. If you don't have room to store a big Blue Hubbard, try cooking the squash down and freezing your own puree. Using quart sized freezer bags, freeze in 2 cup portions for recipes. It's a nice, useable amount. 

Apple Pumpkin Soup

From Lazy Sunday Cooking

A delicious start to a winter meal, or a light lunch on its own, this is a wonderful way to introduce the naturally sweet taste of winter squash to the family. 

Pickled Winter Squash

From On a Sweet Sugar Rush

If you have never had the chance to taste this delectable treat, you are in for a joyous bite! Pickling adds a sweet/sour punch to the squash and you won't be able to stop eating them. 

Roasted Squash Whipped Feta Tartine

From My Front Burner

An elegant starter, or perfect light lunch, this roasted squash whipped feta tartine is going to become your new go-to appetizer. The salty feta marries so beautifully with the sweetness of the roasted squash, every bit is huge on flavor. You must try these for the holidays. 

Butternut Squash Sage Pizza

From Ledujorange

Hello? Pizza! This one boasts sweet butternut squash, savory sage, salty bacon, apples and peppery arugula. How can you not fall in love? We adore a slice or two of this uniquely flavored treat. It's fantastic!

Pumpkin Macaroni and Cheese

From Bites of Bri

Take luscious Mac and cheese, then introduce the sweet, richness of pumpkin and what do you have? A meal that says fall and comfort food at it's finest. We know this one isn't winter squash, but pumpkin and winter squash can be exchanged for one another. They are both thick and rich, and so good for us!





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