For the Love of Squash: 14 Simple Squash Recipes


For the Love of Squash: 14 Simple Squash Recipes


Whether you grow your own squash or take advantage of seasonal squash sales, you may be up to your ears in butternut, yellow squash, zucchini, and more! If you're wondering what to do with those vegetables, these easy squash recipes will definitely come in handy. Some of them are traditional favorites, and some are creative new ideas you may have never thought of. From butternut squash soup, to yellow squash casseroles, these delicious squash recipes will make you want to buy the summer and winter veggies all year!

For the Love of Squash: 14 Simple Squash Recipes

Ritz Crispy Squash Casserole

Table of Contents

The Best Butternut Squash Recipes

Zucchini and Yellow Squash Recipes

Recipes for Winter Squash


The Best Butternut Squash Recipes

Savory Butternut Squash Soup


  1. Savory Butternut Squash Soup (shown) - This is one of the best butternut squash recipes to serve at a dinner party or to freeze for later. It includes a variety of delicious flavors, like a taste of ginger.
  2. Amish Butternut Squash Casserole - Nothing's better than a casserole that can warm even the dreariest winter days. Carrots are blended with the squash for an extra nutrient boost.
  3. Butternut Squash Au Gratin - With only five ingredients, this is one of our favorite squash recipes. The sweet squash is covered with cheese and baked into a warm, bubbly, and absolutely delicious side dish.
  4. Sweet Butternut Squash Casserole - A layer of sweet sliced apples is covered with a pureed squash mixture in this deliciously sweet casserole recipe. This one's great for fall.
  5. Budget Butternut Squash Chili - Chili is a football season favorite, and when you include butternut squash in the pot, it becomes a dish to enjoy all winter long. Plus, this recipe will slash your grocery bill!

Zucchini and Yellow Squash Recipes

Easy Zucchini Fritters


  1. Easy Zucchini Fritters (shown) - These are super easy, and make a great snack or light lunch. You won't want to miss this one - it's one of our favorite summer squash recipes.
  2. Slow Cooker Squash Casserole - You can use zucchini or summer squash in this one, but no matter which you choose, it's delicious. Plus, you can dump the ingredients in and forget about it all day.
  3. Midsummer One Pot Zucchini Goulash - If you're looking for a way to use up end of summer zucchini, try this delicious squash recipe. It will make it to the front of your pile of zucchini recipes and stay there.
  4. Ritz Crispy Squash Casserole (shown at top of page) - This squash casserole recipe seems to appear at every social gathering, and disappear just as quickly. Cheesy, buttery yellow squash is topped with a crispy Ritz layer.


Recipes for Winter Squash

Super Easy Slow Cooker Spaghetti Squash with Meatballs


  1. Super Easy Slow Cooker Spaghetti Squash with Meatballs (shown) - You only need three ingredients for this complete meal, making it one of the best winter squash recipes ever.
  2. Acorn Squash Bisque - Including dry sherry, ginger, and orange juice in this soup recipe makes it full of delicious flavor. If you want something hot and comforting, this is a must-try.
  3. Carolyn's Stuffed Acorn Squash - Dried cranberries, walnuts, ground beef, and couscous are stuffed into acorn squash to make a hearty fall meal that the whole family will love.
  4. Spaghetti Squash Lasagna - Here's another creative way to prepare spaghetti squash. This lasagna recipe includes mushrooms and chard, so even meat eaters will love this meatless dish.
  5. Perfect Glazed Delicata Squash - Talk about a perfect side dish. Rosemary, sage, and apple cider make a delicious glaze to cover the sauteed squash. This recipe can be used with any winter squash.


Do you know how many types of squash there are? Watch this video to see a variety of different kinds of squash identified.


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I've never baked with squash before because I didn't know what to make with it. It looks like there's a lot of delicious possibilities!

want recipe for roasted butternut squash with pecan ginger glaze


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