A hollowed-out pumpkin filled with healthy hummus and served with vegetable sticks

Healthy pumpkin & squash recipes

Discover delicious and nutritious ways to serve pumpkin and butternut squash, from party-friendly dips and warming soups to pasta sauces and simple risottos.

65 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

This crispy pastry-topped pie is crammed full of vegetables so it contains all 5 of your recommended daily intake

1 hr and 5 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
12 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Bake squash with peppers and onions then serve in a salad with basil sauce and creamy cheese - full of goodness and low calorie too

55 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
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28 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

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

40 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
2 ratings 3.5 out of 5 star rating

A substantial and colourful side dish that goes well with roast meats or white fish

35 mins
Easy
Healthy
36 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

This warming winter soup is high in fibre, low in fat and can be frozen for ultimate convenience

45 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
172 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

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

50 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
3 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

This full-of-flavour autumnal salad has a zesty kick and is best eaten straight away

1 hr and 20 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
142 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

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

40 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
19 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

The sweet nutty taste of the squash teamed with spicy chorizo makes this a pasta dish to remember

35 mins
Easy
Healthy
20 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

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

25 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
11 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

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

35 mins
Easy
Healthy
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