15 Seasonal Savory Winter Squash and Pumpkin Recipes

Savory winter squash and pumpkin season are just around the corner. It’s time to get creative in the kitchen with fall recipes. Why not try a new kind of squash this year.

Temperatures will soon get cooler and hearty meals will make their way back on kitchen tables. These starchy vegetables are a nice change to potatoes and rice in your diet, and better for you too. Here are 15 seasonal savory winter squash and pumpkin recipes you have to try this fall.

Savory Winter Squash and Pumpkin

Before we get to the recipe I can hear you asking the 64k$ question. Just what is a winter squash exactly?

Winter squashes are large and thick-skinned when fully mature, as oppose to summer squash where you can eat the skin. They are also easier to store for extend periods of time, many throughout the winter if kept in a cool dry place.

Here is a shortlist of winter squashes to enjoy:

  • Butternut squash
  • Acorn squash
  • Pumpkin
  • Delicata squash
  • Hubbard squash
  • Kabocha squash
  • Turban squash
  • Spaghetti squash

15 Seasonal Savory Winter Squash and Pumpkin Recipes

Savory Winter Squash and Pumpkin Miso Ramen with Roast Pumpkin

Miso Ramen with Roast Pumpkin

Savory Winter Squash and Pumpkin Maple Bacon Butternut Squash Skewers

Maple Bacon Butternut Squash Skewers

Spicy-Chipotle-Kabocha-Dip

Spicy Chipotle Kabocha Dip

Autumnal Delicata Squash Salad with Persimmons

Autumnal Delicata Squash Salad with Persimmons

Blue Cheese Pizza with Pumpkin

Blue Cheese Pizza with Pumpkin

Quinoa Stuffed Squash Boats

Quinoa Stuffed Squash Boats

Lemon and Basil Ricotta Spaghetti Squash

Lemon and Basil Ricotta Spaghetti Squash

Savory Stuffed Squash with Gruyère Bread Pudding

Savory Stuffed Squash with Gruyère Bread Pudding

Smoky Bacon Chili and Mashed Butternut Squash

Smoky Bacon Chili and Mashed Butternut Squash

Roasted Acorn Squash Salad with Maple Cinnamon Tahini Dressing

Roasted Acorn Squash Salad with Maple Cinnamon Tahini Dressing

Bourbon Maple Grilled Acorn Squash

Bourbon Maple Grilled Acorn Squash

Delicata Squash & Apple Harvest Salad

Delicata Squash & Apple Harvest Salad

vegan butternut squash and mushroom lasagna roll-ups

Vegan Butternut Squash and Mushroom Lasagna Roll-ups

Pureed Pumpkin Risotto with Walnuts

Pureed Pumpkin Risotto with Walnuts

And of course, a pumpkin seed must be included. You can use the same recipe for many squash seeds too!

How to Roast Pumpkin Seeds

How to Roast Pumpkin Seeds – the easy way!

I hope you enjoyed this collection of 15 seasonal savory winter squash and pumpkin recipes.

And maybe one will tickle your fancy and be prepared soon in your own kitchen.

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Savory Winter Squash and Pumpkin

How often do you cook a meal with squash or pumpkin in the fall?

Do you carve a pumpkin every year?

Have you ever picked your own squash at pumpkin farm?

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