Butternut squash, chickpea, feta and radish salad on oval dish

Summer squash recipes

Serve butternut squash in a variety of delicious and light summer dishes. We've got seasonal salads, quesadillas, veggie stews, pasta bakes, tarts and more.

45 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Sneak more veg into kids' diets with this easy, tasty rice dish - mash the sweet butternut squash if your little one doesn't like bits

40 mins
Easy
20 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

Roast squash with garlic until caramelised, then toss with pasta, sage and crumbled goat's cheese for an easy weeknight dinner

50 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
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3 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Coat chunky wedges of squash in a crispy, spicy coating of hazelnuts, coriander seeds, sesame seeds and cumin and oven bake until tender

45 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
11 ratings 3.8 out of 5 star rating

Inject a bit of Mexican spice into your weekday menu with this vegetarian enchilada filling

1 hr and 10 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
19 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Roast sweet butternut squash then stir through this rustic vegetarian dish with Greek cheese, spinach and coriander

40 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
5 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Have a go at making your own Indian starter - these vegetarian flatbreads come with a fruity yogurt sauce

1 hr and 5 mins
More effort
Healthy
2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Labneh is a mascarpone-like strained yogurt - serve with sweet roasted pumpkin, pomegranate and leaf salad

1 hr
Easy
Vegetarian
7 ratings 3.9 out of 5 star rating

Barley is cheaper and lighter than Italian risotto rice, you can add all the liquid at once and it's really hard to overcook

1 hr and 5 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
21 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Oven bake butternut squash, peppers and onions in North African spice then serve with superhealthy greens and basmati rice

45 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
5 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Ditch your boring sandwich and make an exciting lunch from your leftover roasted vegetables - squash, peppers and aubergine work well

10 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
28 ratings 3.8 out of 5 star rating

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

1 hr and 5 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
9 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Serve up a restaurant-style starter at home - much of it can be made ahead so you can relax with a glass of wine on the night

1 hr and 10 mins
More effort
5 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Ready-made puff pastry makes it easy to go meat free - top with spicy harissa paste, salty cheese, sweet pumpkin and mint

1 hr and 10 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
26 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Contrast breaded chicken with squash, tomatoes and aubergine flavoured with spicy Thai red curry paste

1 hr and 15 mins
Easy
Healthy
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
35 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

A filling vegetarian supper of roasted squash with a healthy pepper, pine nut and olive-flecked quinoa stuffing

1 hr and 10 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
15 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

James Martin's savoury fritters make a great brunch item and have the fluffiness of American pancakes

40 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
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
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
8 ratings 3.7 out of 5 star rating

Turn a pack of ravioli into a stunning meal with a little help from BBC Good Food

30 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
140 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
11 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

The combination of sweet squash, creamy ricotta and a zingy salsa creates a flavour-packed supper

15 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
25 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

This easy cheesy mince and squash recipe makes a fab family meal

50 mins
Easy
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