25 Juicy and Delicious Ways to Make Squash in the Winter

It’s the dead of winter and you might think that there are not many local, fresh fruits and vegetables to choose from during this time of year. But think again! There are so many winter produce that grows abundantly during this time of year. Squashes, including acorn, butternut, and kabocha, are at its peak during this season.

Whether you roast, steam, sautee, or bake them, squashes add flavor and heartiness to a meal. Butternut squash and acorn squash seem to be among the more popular of the winter squashes. However, there is a great selection of other amazing squashes to try from like kabocha. Read this Winter Squash 101 guide to learn about the three most popular types of winter squash.

Squashes might look tough on the outside, but they revel beautiful, tender, and nutritious flesh underneath their tough exterior. Prepare them well and you can receive many of their nutritional benefits.

Here are our favorite recipes to make with squash this winter:


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Elena Poensgen
Elena Poensgen9 months ago

Thank you

Julia R.
Julia R.about a year ago

These recipes look and sound absolutely heavenly! I love squash. Thank you!

Oleg Kobetz
Oleg Kobetz1 years ago


Vicky P.
Vicky P.1 years ago

yum, some of these look good :)

Holly W.
Holly Windle1 years ago

Good reminder about the versatility of winter squash. I just wish it weren't such a chore to peel and chop butternut squash. It takes a good peeler, a sharp knife, and a good deal of strength to simply "peel and cube" the tasty things.

Teresa W.
Teresa W.1 years ago


Robert O.
Robert O.1 years ago

They look good and sound healthy. Now I'm hungry! Thank you.

da c.
Past Member 1 years ago

Now I need a snack! :)

Genoveva M M.
Genoveva M G.1 years ago

Thanks for the tips, I love squash.

gail mulloy
gail mulloy1 years ago

OMGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGG...these recipes look luscious!