3 QUICK Squash Recipes (15 Minutes or Less)

Are you interested in Squash Recipes that are Quick & Easy?

Are you a busy mom or dad, but still want to make a healthy dinner for your family?

Or are you just looking for a fancy looking dish that a Beginner can make?

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As a gardening hobbyist, full-time employee, and husband and father, I understand how hard it can be to make a healthy, quick meal.

That is why I created 3 EASY Squash Recipes that should take you less than 15 minutes!

The below recipes only have 3 to 4 ingredients, take 5 to 15 minutes to prep, and serve as a healthy meal or side dish.


Recipe #1: Roasted Butternut Squash

roasted butternut squash

Cooking Times

  • Prep Time: 10 Minutes
  • Cook Time: 25 Minutes
  • Total Time: 40 Minutes

Ingredients

Directions

  • Step 1: Preheat oven to 400 degrees F
  • Step 2: Place squash cubes on a baking sheet. Drizzle olive oil over cubes as you see fit. Season with 1 Tablespoon of Ground Black Pepper
  • Step 3: Roast in the oven for 25 minutes. Squash should be tender and light brown color.

Nutrition

  • 180 calories
  • 7g fat
    • 1g saturated fat
  • 0mg cholesterol
  • 11g sodium
  • 905mg potassium
  • 30g of carbohydrates
    • 6g sugar
    • 5g fiber
  • 2.6g protein


Recipe #2: Brown Sugar Acorn Squash

Brown Sugar Acorn Squash

Cooking Times

  • Prep Time: 5 Minutes
  • Cook Time: 25 Minutes
  • Total Time: 30 Minutes

Ingredients

Directions

  • Step 1: Preheat oven to 400 degrees F
  • Step 2: Roast both halves of Acorn Squash for 20 minutes (face up).
  • Step 3: With 5 minutes left, apply 2 tablespoons of butter & brown sugar to each half.

Nutrition

  • 400 calories
  • 23.3g fat
    • 14.6g saturated fat
  • 61mg cholesterol
  • 178mg sodium
  • 770mg potassium
  • 51g of carbohydrates
    • 26g sugar
    • 7g fiber
  • 2.1g protein


Recipe #3: Baked Spaghetti Squash

spaghetti squash recipe

Cooking Times

  • Prep Time: 5 Minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 Minutes
  • Total Time: 35 Minutes

Ingredients

Directions

  • Step 1: Preheat oven to 375 degrees F
  • Step 2: Drizzle Olive Oil and Ground Black Pepper on Squash Halves
  • Step 3: Roast both halves of Spaghetti Squash for 30 minutes (face up).
  • Step 4: Use Fork to Scrape flesh from the skin

Nutrition

  • 150 calories
  • 1.3g fat
  • 61mg cholesterol
  • 48.3mg sodium
  • 19.3g of carbohydrates
    • 0g sugar
    • 3g fiber
  • 1,8g protein


Conclusion

After reading this article you should now have 3 Quick & Easy Squash Recipes that are healthy and will appeal to all tastebuds.

Whether you are a gardener or a grocery shopper, you should have no problem finding these type of squash and ingredients in your house.

As a reminder, these recipes should take no longer than 15 minutes to prepare, will only have 3-4 ingredients, and provide the nutrients that your family needs.

If you are interested in learning how to grow Squash then I recommend reading: How to Grow Squash from Seed.

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