Balsamic-Glazed Acorn Squash with Shallots and Rosemary
Balsamic vinegar is the secret to this acorn squash recipe, lending a sweet-and-sour profile to the dish.
Spaghetti Squash with Sausage, Kale, and Sun-dried Tomatoes
Once cooked, spaghetti squash naturally comes apart into strands, make it a great substitute for autumnal pasta recipes. Here, it's tossed with sausage, kale, and sun-dried tomatoes for an memorable Thanksgiving side.
Shredded Squash and Herb Fritatta
If breakfast for dinner is your favorite, bring on the eggs with this simple squash frittata.
Acorn Squash with Asiago and Sage
Get down and dirty with your squash. Slice these guys open and gut 'em. Next, they're painted with a butter and maple syrup mixture and tossed on the grill. Halfway through, introduce some Asiago cheese shavings for a finished dish that's creamy, sweet, and nutty all at once.
Acorn Squash Crostini with Crispy Bacon and Sage
Puréed acorn squash makes a great spread for crostini. Here, it's topped with crispy sage and bacon bits, for thoroughly seasonal Thanksgiving hors d'oeuvre.
Roasted Squash with Rajas, Cumin, and Crema
This Mexican-inspired preparation combines cubes of roasted pumpkin with aromatic cumin seeds, roasted poblanos, and a drizzle of crèma that delivers its buttermilky tang to each bite.
Butternut Squash Baked Risotto
Squash-rich risotto can serve two purposes: as a side for the table, and as a stuffing for the turkey.
Baked Kale-Stuffed Delicata Squash
Delicate squash is stuffed with a filling of apples, raisins, and kale. A final coating of breadcrumbs, cheese, and butter develops a golden crust for some serious crunch. Bonus—this is meatless dish promises to satisfy any vegetarian appetites at the dinner table.