10 Delicious Squash Recipes for Fall

Here are 10 delicious squash recipes just in time for Fall.

By Reader's Digest Editors
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Enjoy great tasting squash at the peak of freshness during the late summer and fall. Not only will you get the best quality, you’ll save money by shopping in season. We’ve found the best squash recipes to put those delicious veggies to good use. From comforting squash bakes to unexpected pairings, enjoy these recipes that are sure to be favorites for you and your family.

Squash Eggplant Casserole

Enjoy this fall classic that’s perfect for make-ahead weeknight meals. Fresh squash and healthy eggplant make it a perfect fall favorite.

Scalloped Butternut Squash

Buttery, cheesy squash provides the comfort food your family craves on cold autumn evenings. As a perfect alternative to scalloped potatoes, you’ll love this twist on a classic.

Stuffed Acorn Squash

Gorgeous acorn squash fresh from the farmer’s market provides the perfect vehicle for this delicious stuffing mix. Enjoy it on an autumn weekend brunch or for a quick weeknight meal.

Whipped Squash

Who needs mashed potatoes when squash can taste this good? Enjoy whipped autumn squash with roast chicken or turkey for a delicious side to a holiday meal.

Maple Glazed Squash

Maple syrup gives squash natural sweetness in this comforting dish. This is a perfect treat to sweeten up those cold weather blues.

Butternut Squash and Apple Soup

Creamy squash and tart apples make for a warming and comforting soup that’s perfect for lunch or dinner. Enjoy with freshly baked bread.

Rice-Stuffed Squash

Make this dish in individual portions for an easy meal for one. Perfect for guests with dietary restrictions as you can custom stuff each squash.

Navy Bean Squash Soup

Mix a pantry staple with fresh squash for a quick, economical way to get your protein, vitamins, and minerals. Freeze extras for a quick, hot meal.

Roasted Squash Vegetable Medley

Roasted vegetables make a warm, naturally sweet side to accompany any meal. Cut vegetables ahead of time for extra ease in the kitchen.

Yellow Squash with Hazelnuts and Pecorino

Buttery hazelnuts and smooth pecorino match the creamy texture of yellow squash. Enjoy as a light lunch or side dish.

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