20 Cozy and Comforting Fall Squash Recipes

Try these nutritious recipes featuring butternut, acorn, kabocha, and spaghetti squash.

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The sweetest sign of fall is finally here: Squash is in season! If you’re a fan of pumpkin, butternut, acorn, or any other variety of squash, now’s the time to take full advantage of what’s available at your local grocery stores or farmers markets. Squash can be turned into everything from soul-warming soups to comforting, cheesy casseroles to hearty pasta dishes. And you might be surprised at how versatile this fiber-rich veggie can be – it’ll work with all kinds of flavor profiles and pairs perfectly with other fall ingredients.

We’ve pulled together a selection of our best recipes for amplifying the rich, nutty flavor of different squash varieties.

Butternut Squash Recipes

Butternut Squash Lasagna with Cashew Cauliflower Béchamel

This Show-Stopping Hot Honey Hasselback Squash Will Impress Your Guests

These Creamy Butternut Squash Noodles Use a Smart, Time-Saving Trick

Butternut Squash Enchiladas

Squash, Caramelized Onion & Sausage Flatbread

Shaved Butternut Squash & Caramelized Onion Pizza with Goat Cheese

Turkey Chili & Squash Lasagna

Skip the Store and Make This Slow Cooker Squash Soup with Just a Few Pantry Staples

If Your Meals Have Been Lacking Flavor, This Simple Squash Curry Will Spice Things Up

Spaghetti Squash Recipes

Spaghetti Squash & Radicchio Salad

Ginger Chicken Stir-Fry with Spaghetti Squash

Nut & Seed-Crusted Chicken Parmesan with Spaghetti Squash Aglio E Olio

Acorn Squash Recipes

Walnut-Stuffed Squash

Quinoa-Stuffed Acorn Squash with Walnuts & Cranberries

Barley & Apple Stuffed Acorn Squash

Ginger Acorn Squash Soup with Spicy Chickpeas

Nut-Crusted Acorn Squash & Halibut in Mustard Spinach Sauce

Ham & Swiss-Stuffed Acorn Squash

Kabocha Squash Recipes

Thai Kabocha Squash Soup

This Oyster Mushroom & Kabocha Squash Pasta Is a Perfect Swirl of Warming Flavors


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