Squash is one of the most popular winter vegetables that help us get through the winter months. One of the things that makes the various types of squash so popular is their versatility.
The flavor of hubbard squash is rich and buttery which makes it perfect for both savory and sweet dishes. In this article, we will look at 28 easy and simple hubbard squash recipes that you need to try.
Kicking off with a sweet hubbard squash recipe, this Grandma’s sweet hubbard squash custard pie creates a delicious and decadent dessert.
The addition of apple pie spice gives this pie an updated and layered flavor that makes it incredibly moreish.
If you are looking for a more savory hubbard squash dish, this squash with parmesan and brown sugar is a great option. This dish makes a great side for main winter dishes such as casseroles or pies.
The butter and parmesan make the dish more substantial and filling.
Another stunning savory side dish made with hubbard squash is this oven-roasted squash with garlic and parsley recipe.
This is a very basic dish but the best thing about it is that it can be made with any type of squash or even a combination of squashes.
If you have a lot of hubbard squash to use up, this soup recipe can be the perfect option. The texture and flavor of hubbard squash lend themselves perfectly to winter squash recipes.
The texture of this soup is velvety which makes it incredibly filling.
This recipe for roasted hubbard squash with pomegranate glaze is one of the most decadent but simple recipes on this list.
If you are attending a winter potluck or are hosting a dinner party, this can be a quick and easy way to add a delicious and fancy side to your meal.
If you are looking for some fun and quirky vegan dishes for those cold winter days, this vegan stuffed hubbard squash recipe could be what you have been looking for.
Not only is this a filling and budget-friendly dish, but it is all jam-packed with nutrients.
This hubbard squash pie recipe is slightly different from the other pie recipe we mentioned earlier. The combination of spices used in this recipe creates a beautifully warming and health-boosting dessert option.
As we mentioned above, hubbard squash is a great way to create beautiful fall and winter soups. Adding the sausage to this classic winter soup is a great way to add some extra protein to keep you feeling full for longer.
If you love spicy food and are worried that hubbard squash recipes will be just as bland as other squash recipes, think again.
This aromatic hubbard squash recipe is the perfect way to use up some leftover squash while keeping your taste buds tingling and wanting more.
As with many pumpkins, squashes, and gords, hubbard squash is perfect for stuffed recipes. If you are looking for a stuffed squash recipe that doesn’t use rice, this could be the perfect option for you.
The cornbread stuffing creates a very filling dish.
Another great twist on an ordinary squash soup recipe is this hubbard squash soup with pistachio gremolata. One of the best things about this soup is that it looks appealing even before you have taken a sip.
The stunning flash of green from the pistachio gremolata really livens up the soup.
If spice is your thing, this spicy soup made with blue hubbard squash could be just what you are looking for.
Blue hubbard squash has a slightly different flavor and texture to other types of hubbard squash although you could make this soup with different types if you wanted. The result is a flavorful and warming winter dish.
If you want to make a dinner that is more substantial than soup, these easy hubbard squash lasagna roll-ups are a great choice.
Not only does the squash provide you and your family with tons of nutrients and health benefits, but the melted cheese is incredibly comforting, especially on those cold, stormy nights.
Another great option for a substantial winter soup that makes a perfect dinner recipe is this chipotle chicken blue hubbard squash soup.
Again, the blue variety of hubbard squash is the perfect option for this soup as its texture creates a thicker, more filling soup than other kinds.
If you are looking for a great meatless alternative to a hamburger, this could be what you have been searching for. These hubbard squash veggie patties are a great way to substitute some meat from your diet.
They are also packed with nutrients.
If you have leftover hubbard squash, this recipe for winter squash bread can be the perfect way to make the most of it. This bread is actually sweet rather than savory and makes the perfect accompaniment to a cup of tea.
This is one of the most simple and easy dishes on this list. Mashed hubbard squash makes a delicious side dish that is lighter and a bit sweeter than mashed potatoes.
This can be a great option if you are trying to reduce the amount of heavy carbs you consume.
Another option for spice lovers among us is this red curry hubbard squash soup with coconut. This dish is absolutely bursting with flavor and fragrance that is sure to draw the whole family to the table at dinner time.
If you want a more substantial soup option that won’t leave your family hungry after dinner try this bean soup with cabbage, winter squash, and farro. Again, this is a recipe that can be made with any type of winter squash.
Another recipe that works really well with the blue variety of hubbard squash is this Torchetti recipe. This recipe is the ultimate winter comfort dish, providing healthy carbs from the pasta and plenty of nutrients from the veggies.
21. Squash Cake
If you are looking for something unique and delicious to bring to a gathering over the winter holidays, this could be the perfect option.
This squash cake provides just the right amount of gentle sweetness during a period of high-sugar treats.
For those of you who want a health-boosting, easy-to-consume recipe, this cinnamon, apple, and squash juice is for you. The idea of drinking juice made with squash might not be for everyone, but the flavors are delicious and comforting.
Hubbard squash is just as comfortable being the side dish as the main event, with this roast squash and chicken thighs recipe, it’s like a double headliner.
The juices that run from the chicken thighs add an extra layer of flavor to the squash.
A quick and easy lunch recipe that is suitable for the whole family is this winter squash fritters recipe. This is perfect for those days when your schedule is jam-packed with holiday errands and you don’t have time for a full sit-down lunch.
Casseroles are one of the ultimate winter comfort foods. This winter squash casserole made with Hubbard squash is one of the best dishes you can make on a cold weeknight. This recipe is super simple and hands-off.
This is one of the more quirky recipes on this list, but don’t let that scare you. Like most squashes, hubbard squashes have a relatively high, natural sugar content. This makes them perfect for baking with fruit for a healthy, light dessert.
27. Squash Cookies
Another great sweet option for using up your hubbard squash is this recipe for squash cookies. Not only are these cookies delicious and moreish, but they are also a great way to sneak some extra vegetables into your family’s diet.
A final sweet squash recipe is this squash custard option. You can make this dish with any squash, including a combination of squashes. The result is a creamy, fluffy, delicious dessert that everyone will love.
Frequently Asked Question
Does The Type Of Hubbard Squash Matter?
Ultimately, no the type of hubbard squash that you use doesn’t matter when it comes to making these recipes.
The texture of the blue hubbard squash is slightly different from the other varieties, but in the grand scheme of things, it is negligible.
There are so many different things that you can do with the humble hubbard squash. Whether you want something sweet or savory, this gourd will help create something delicious.