When the cold weather rolls around, winter squashes become a huge part of our cooking. Despite the oddly shaped appearances, winter squashes turn into some of the most delicious, heartwarming, melt-in-your-mouth recipes through the magic of cooking. As versatile as they are, they are most often restricted to soups, pies, baked goods, or simply stuffed and baked. It’s time we expand our horizon when it comes to winter squash recipes.
But before we delve into some new winter squash recipes, it might comfort you to know that these magnificent squashes are more than just culinary superstars–they’re very nutritious! They are generally excellent sources of vitamin A, beta-carotene, and great sources of vitamin C, potassium, and manganese. They are low in calories, high in complex carbohydrates and dietary fibre.
Try these new delicious and nourishing winter squash recipes!
1. Pumpkin Quinoa Pilaf
Salads aren’t just for the summer. Full of roasted vegetables and protein packed quinoa – this salad is sure to satisfy. Why not try bringing it on the go!
2. Honeyed Acorn Squash with Greek Yogurt
Overnight oats are undoubtedly delicious and convenient, but we all need a little variety sometimes. This acorn squash with greek yogurt is the perfect weekend breakfast food, packed with all the nutrients you need.
3. Butternut Squash Miso Soba Noodle Soup
It’s no secret that fermented foods like miso can do wonders for your gut health. Pair it with the flavours of your favourite winter squash, and you’ll have a delicious, flavourful base for noodles.
Are you a fan of winter squash recipes? Share with us your favourites!