Photo: Ashley/Blissful Basil
As fall slowly turns into winter, squash becomes abundant at the farmer’s market and grocery stores. Instead of featuring berries or or stone fruits in your dishes, gourds and root vegetables become the stars. To eat seasonally, try using some squash in your next salad recipe or get creative with your weeknight dinner! To help you enjoy the beautiful variety of squash available, check out these amazing roasted squash recipes!
French Lentil and Roasted Vegetable Salad with Creamy Tahini Dressing
If looking for a hearty and seasonal salad recipe to enjoy at the office, Ashley from Blissful Basil has just the recipe for you! Filled with arugula, french lentils, roasted delicata, tomatoes, portabello mushrooms, and leeks all topped with a tangy tahini vinaigrette, this salad hits all the flavor points! Add it to your lunch rotation!
Sweet Potato, Squash, and Kale Buddha Bowl
You might have seen buddha bowls blowing up on Pinterest or Instagram, but didn’t know how to make one yourself- fear not, Taylor from The Girl on Bloor has a great recipe for you to try! Her buddha bowl is filled with roasted sweet potatoes, acorn squash, portobello mushrooms, kale, and beets. It’s the best of the seasonal harvest in every bite!
Roasted Maple Butternut Squash Bacon Flatbread
If looking for a light dinner or appetizer that balances and earthy sweet with savory and salty, then this recipe from Andrea of Cooking with a Wallflower is the perfect bite! Andrea’s flatbread is made with a homemade crust and topped with mozzarella, sage, maple butternut squash, bacon, and arugula. Yum!
Italian Stuffed Spaghetti Squash
If you have yet to try this sensational pasta alternative, then this recipe is the one to take for a spin! Elizabeth and Sarah, the mother-daughter duo behind the blog Kiwi and Carrot , share a delicious and healthy recipe using this spaghetti like vegetable. They stuff their squash using Italian sausage, tomatoes, mushrooms, onions, garlic, basil, and spinach. What could be a better recipe for dinner?
Roasted Pumpkin Ravioli
Pasta and pumpkin? Sounds crazy, but it’s utterly delicious. Check out this delicious and creative recipe from Debs of Wild Orchard. Starting with a homemade pasta dough and filling it with roasted pumpkin mixed with bacon and parmesan, this decadent recipe is a great weekend dish to make for friends and family.