If your garden is overflowing, you're probably trying to think of new ideas for squash. Am I right? Even if you just love to stock up on all the tastes of the fall season, you might need some ideas for squash so that you can cook up some delicious meals that everyone will love. Squash is easy to work with and tastes great paired with a wide variety of other ingredients, which means you can do a lot with it. Check out these mouthwatering ideas.
1. Stuffed Zucchini
Via Mediterranean Stuffed Zucchini
You can easily scoop out the inside of a zucchini and stuff it with a huge variety of ingredients. Try sausage, breadcrumbs, onions and Parmesan cheese. If that's not one of the best ideas for squash, I don't know what is.
2. Parmesan Vegetable Bake
Pair zucchini and yellow squash with tomato slices to create a baked side dish that has lots of flavor and tons of color.
3. Spaghetti Squash Lasagna
Via Spaghetti Squash Lasagna Bowls (GF)
Spaghetti squash is my favorite kind of squash! Fill it with lasagna ingredients for a tasty twist on a family favorite.
4. Squash Casserole
Via Sugar & Spice by Celeste: ...
What could better than a dish filled with squash and cheese? Yum!
5. Baked Parmesan Zucchini Sticks
Via Baked Parmesan Zucchini Sticks - ...
These are a super tasty alternative to fried cheese sticks. Serve them with some creamy ranch dressing.
6. Yellow Squash Muffins
Via Before The Morning: squash muffins
If you can use zucchini in baked goods, you can certainly use yellow squash too.
7. Roasted Zucchini and Yellow Squash
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This is one of the best side dishes in the entire world. Season yours with garlic salt and pepper before serving.
8. Zucchini and Summer Squash Fritters
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These crunchy little treats are sure to round out any meal.
9. Chicken Enchilada Stuffed Spaghetti Squash
Via Closet Cooking: Chicken Enchilada Stuffed ...
If you loved lasagna stuffed spaghetti squash, you will absolutely adore this version stuffed to taste like a chicken enchilada.
10. Baked Squash
Via Baked "fried" squash
These crispy rounds of yellow squash would taste great topped with tomato sauce and melted mozzarella cheese.
11. Taco Stuffed Summer Squash
Via Taco Stuffed Summer Squash Boats ...
Stuffing summer squash is just as easy as stuffing zucchini. This taco filled version looks yummy, doesn't it?
12. Acorn Squash Roasted with Brown Sugar
Via Rachel Schultz: SWEET ROASTED ACORN ...
It looks wonderful! You can also roast acorn squash with butter and garlic for a hearty version of this recipe.
13. Butternut Squash Soup
Via Best Butternut Squash Soup Recipe ...
This is a yummy dinner choice for a cold fall night. Make extras because you're going to want to eat more than one bowl of this yummy stuff.
14. Yellow Squash Penne
Via Yellow Squash Penne in Buttery ...
Pureed yellow squash makes a great addition to a bowl of pasta. It adds flavor, color and nutrition all in one!
15. Summer Squash and Corn Chowder
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Here's another fall soup that is sure to have a top place in your rotation.
16. Canning Squash
Via Canning, Jarring Squash and Zucchini
Canning some of your abundance of squash gives you a cache of yummy food to count on during the winter.
17. Summer Squash Bowtie Pasta
Via Summer Squash Bowtie Pasta
Sliced, cooked and chilled squash taste totally epic in a dish of pasta salad.
18. Butternut Squash Lasagna
Via Butternut Squash Lasagna with Parmesan ...
Slices of squash are a really fun substitute for traditional lasagna noodles. Even if you're not eating gluten-free.
19. Sausage and Yellow Squash
Via Sausage And Summer Squash Recipe ...
What a hearty dinner idea that would only take a few minutes to throw together.
20. Cheesy Spaghetti Squash Casserole
Via Cheesy Spaghetti Squash Casserole - ...
It's like fettucine alfredo without all the carb-filled noodles. This looks like something I want for lunch today.
21. Squash Cakes
Via Parmesan-Squash Cakes
These crispy little gems would be tasty as a side dish with chicken.
22. Roasted Butternut Squash Recipe
Via Parmesan – Roasted Butternut Squash ...
Even people who don't usually like squash will love this delicious way of cooking it.
23. Roasted Spaghetti Squash
Via Roasted Squash with Parmesan and ...
I could eat this entire bowl of squash all by myself. Yum!
24. Shaved Summer Squash Salad
Via Shaved Summer Squash Salad with ...
This cold salad with goat cheese would make my day if it was in my lunch.
25. Butternut Squash Pizza
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If you've never had squash on pizza, you are totally missing out! This is something you'll want to eat all the time.
26. Butternut Squash Black Bean Enchiladas
Via Skinny Butternut Squash and Black ...
It might sound strange, but this recipe is really good! I promise!
What's your favorite kind of squash? Do you grow it in your garden? I have a pretty hefty acorn squash ripening in my garden right now. Which of these recipes will you try first?