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Healthy butternut squash recipes

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Enjoy butternut squash in a range of healthy and hearty seasonal recipes. Choose from warming soups, curries, risottos, salads, pasta dishes and much more.

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  • A casserole dish and plate serving butternut squash & chickpea tagine

    Butternut squash & chickpea tagine

    A star rating of 3.8 out of 5.58 ratings

    Make this tasty vegetarian tagine that kids will love as much as grown-ups. It's a great way to serve four of their five-a-day and it's freezeable

  • Spiced lentil & butternut squash soup served in bowls

    Spiced lentil & butternut squash soup

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.108 ratings

    Cook a big batch of this filling spiced lentil and squash soup and freeze the leftovers for a speedy supper another day. It's healthy and low in fat

  • Thai squash & pineapple curry

    Thai squash & pineapple curry

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.143 ratings

    Try this curry with a touch of Thai flavours, ready in 30 minutes

  • Moroccan chickpea, squash & cavolo nero stew

    Moroccan chickpea, squash & cavolo nero stew

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.101 ratings

    This healthy veggie stew has real depth of flavour. A North African-style dish that contains three of your five-a-day and is great for feeding the family

  • Creamy leek, pesto & squash pie in a serving dish

    Creamy leek, pesto & squash pie

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.35 ratings

    Take some time aside to batch-cook and fill your freezer with this moreish leek, cannellini beans and squash pie and you'll thank yourself on busy weeknights

  • Butternut squash and mushroom curry with raita on plate with fork

    Butternut biryani with cucumber raita

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.47 ratings

    Cook our healthy veggie curry using dried mushrooms, spices and butternut squash. It contains three of your 5-a-day along with calcium, iron and fibre

  • Warm roasted squash and puy lentil salad

    Warm roasted squash and puy lentil salad

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.28 ratings

    This fresh and vibrant salad makes use of tinned lentils, a storecupboard staple. The result is filling, low-fat and contains all of your five-a-day

  • Indian butternut squash curry

    Indian butternut squash curry

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.175 ratings

    Up your veg count and get three of your five-a-day with this fragrant, low fat vegetarian curry

  • Roasted squash with crushed pistachios

    Roasted squash with crushed pistachios

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.3 ratings

    For a delicious side dish, roast butternut squash until caramelised and scatter with pistachios and thyme to serve

  • Speedy butternut squash barley ‘risotto’ in a frying pan and bowl

    Speedy butternut squash barley ‘risotto’

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.5 ratings

    Swap rice for barley to make this easy squash 'risotto' with spinach and sage. It's healthy and low in calories and fat – perfect for a quick supper

  • Butternut, chickpea, feta & pickled radish salad served on a oval dish

    Butternut, chickpea, feta & pickled radish salad

    A star rating of 3.9 out of 5.10 ratings

    This nourishing, tasty salad is full of butternut squash, chickpea, feta, pickled radish and seeds. Packed with protein, it will satisfy hunger pangs

  • Red pepper, squash & harissa soup

    Red pepper, squash & harissa soup

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.36 ratings

    Blend butternut squash and red pepper together with the flavours of harissa and spices to make this warming soup. It's healthy, low fat and packed with vitamin C

  • A blue plate serving squash & spinach fusilli with pecans

    Squash & spinach fusilli with pecans

    A star rating of 3.7 out of 5.25 ratings

    You don’t have to be vegan to enjoy this colourful low-fat, low-calorie squash and spinach pasta topped with pecans. It's tasty as well as healthy

  • Red lentil & squash dhal

    Red lentil & squash dhal

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.158 ratings

    A hearty budget meal of spiced red lentils with butternut and tomatoes. Add coriander, cumin, turmeric and a dollop of mango chutney

  • Butternut squash salad

    Butternut squash salad

    A star rating of 3.9 out of 5.30 ratings

    Get a whopping 4 of your 5-a-day with this superhealthy salad, why not make extra for your lunchbox too

  • Butternut & bacon fusilli

    Butternut & bacon fusilli

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.51 ratings

    This easy pasta dish with pancetta, butternut squash and spinach makes a healthy weeknight dinner. Fresh rosemary adds extra flavour

  • Pork & squash goulash cobbler in a casserole dish

    Pork & squash goulash cobbler

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Combine pork with squash and mushrooms in this hearty low-calorie meal for two. If you add the cabbage to serve, it counts as five of your 5-a-day

  • Creamy chicken, squash & pecan pasta served in a bowl

    Creamy chicken, squash & pecan pasta

    A star rating of 4.1 out of 5.17 ratings

    This crowd-pleasing pasta is easy to make, healthy and satisfying with squash providing 1 of your 5-a-day and pecans stirred through, which add a nice crunch

  • Lamb curry with cucumber raita on plate with spoon

    Lamb & squash biryani with cucumber raita

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.12 ratings

    Cook our healthy lamb curry with butternut squash for a tasty, filling dinner. It's low-calorie, rich in iron and provides three of your 5-a-day

  • Butternut & harissa hummus

    Butternut & harissa hummus

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.16 ratings

    Roast pumpkin with plenty of garlic then blitz into a Moroccan-style dip with spicy harissa and sesame paste

  • Microwave butternut squash risotto

    Microwave butternut squash risotto

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.20 ratings

    Make this easy risotto in the microwave to feed the family – it's a good source of vitamin C, counts as one of your 5-a-day and it's ready in under 30 minutes

  • Chunky butternut mulligatawny

    Chunky butternut mulligatawny

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.77 ratings

    This spicy soup with basmati rice and apples is chunky, warming and wholesome - plus its low in fat and calories to boot.

  • Squash & pesto pasta served in a bowl

    Squash & pesto pasta

    A star rating of 3.5 out of 5.6 ratings

    Make a homemade pesto with parsley, basil and cashew nuts to stir through this comforting pasta. It makes for an easy, healthy family meal

  • A plate with 4 cauliflower & squash fritters

    Cauliflower & squash fritters with mint & feta dip

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.14 ratings

    Roast the veg on a quiet day and freeze it, then later in the week you can use it to whip up these healthy, gluten-free fritters in just half an hour

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