Butternut Squash Risotto

From the Capital Area Food Bank’s recipe page: Capitalareafoodbank.org/recipes

1 small butternut squash, peeled, halved, seeds removed, cut into 1/2-inch pieces 1 large onion, chopped 2 tablespoons Olive Oil Pinch of nutmeg Sprig of minced fresh thyme or sage 1 1/2 cups uncooked brown rice 3 cloves garlic, minced 3 cups chicken broth or vegetable […]

Butternut Squash White Wine Risotto

From allrecipes.com

2 cups cubed butternut squash 2 tablespoons butter 1/2 onion, minced 1 cup Arborio rice 1/3 cup dry white wine 5 cups hot chicken stock 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese salt and ground black pepper to taste

Place squash cubes into a steamer basket in a saucepan. Add water, cover, and bring to […]

Potato Basil Frittata

adapted from FoodNetwork.com

You can try adding some cherry tomatoes or substituting squash for some of the potatoes for a lighter frittata. Enjoy experimenting!

2 tablespoons unsalted butter 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 cups peeled and 1/2-inch diced potatoes 1 onion, diced 8 large eggs 15 ounces ricotta cheese 1/2 pound Gruyere (or Swiss) […]

Jamie’s Easy Coconut Oil Baked Veggies

I love this recipe because it is so quick and uses any vegetables. From Intern Jamie Landa

Ingredients: Whatever greens you have and like (examples: Chard, Kale, Malabar Spinach etc..) Eggplant, Potato, Beets, Scallions, Onion, Garlic..really whatever vegetables you feel like eating 2-3 tablespoons melted coconut oil All The Spices (Salt , Pepper, Cumin, Turmeric, […]

Kale and Roasted Red Kuri Squash Salad

From ahouseinthehills.com

1 medium red kuri squash 2 large bunches kale coconut oil sea salt 1/3 cup hazelnuts 1/3 cup dried cranberries 1/3 cup tahini 1/3 cup mild white miso 2 garlic cloves, crushed 3 tablespoons minced shallot (one small shallot) one large, juicy lemon fresh cracked pepper finishing salt

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. […]

Sheet Pan Moroccan Spaghetti Squash

(From the Washington Post Food section, Sept. 6 – recommended by local shareholder Emily Harris)

1 spaghetti squash (about 4 pounds), cut in half lengthwise, seeds reserved 2 tablespoons olive oil, plus more for the seeds 15 ounces canned/cooked no-salt-added chickpeas, drained and rinsed 1/2 cup currants 2 cloves garlic, minced 1/2 teaspoon […]

Spaghetti Squash

From allrecipes.com

· 1 spaghetti squash, halved lengthwise and seeded

· 2 tablespoons vegetable oil

· 1 Onion, chopped

· 1 clove garlic, minced

· 1 1/2 cups chopped tomatoes

· 3/4 cup crumbled feta […]

Roasted Squash with Chile Lime Vinaigrette

From on-farm shareholder Anna Koestecke, adapted from epicurious.com

This late-season squash is roasted to coax out its subtle sugars before being mixed with citrus juice, chile, and cilantro.

3-4 pounds kabocha (such as sunshine), acorn or butternut squash

1/2 t black pepper

1 t salt

6 T olive oil


Squash Muffins – Healthy, tasty!

We love baked goods as the season changes and the house starts to be in need of some warming. Here are some of our favorite squash muffins— they contain a variety of flours to make them a healthy breakfast— you can experiment with the amounts of non-wheat flours, or substitute anything for wheat or spelt […]

Stuffed Winter Squash

Adapted from the Moosewood Cookbook’s Comprehensively Stuffed Squash This is an extremely adaptable recipe, and is great with Acorn or Delicata squash.

2 medium sized winter squash, halved and pre-baked 2 tbsp butter 1 cup minced onion 1/2 lb mushrooms 1 large clove of garlic, minced 1/2 tsp salt 2 Tbsp lemon juice Fresh or […]

Butternut Squash Bread

I make a lot of this to freeze for the winter. It’s great for dessert or for breakfast! ~Rachel

Prepare: 3 1/2 cups cooked (either peeled and steamed or baked), mashed butternut squash

Beat together: 6 eggs 1 cup canola oil 1 cup white sugar 1 cup brown sugar 1 Tablespoon Vanilla

Stir […]

Pumpkin Pie

Prepare a pie crust (use your favorite recipe)

Preheat oven to 425 degrees

Mix thoroughly: 2 cups cooked, mashed pumpkin or other cooked winter squash (I like it with butternut) You can roast it in the oven or steam it on the stovetop. 1 1/2 cups evaporated milk or cream 2/3 cup brown sugar […]

Acorn Squash with Coconut Custard

An easy Autumn dessert.

Preheat oven to 350°F. Halve and seed two acorn squashes. Bake, face-down, in a pan with some water, for 15 minutes, until they begin to get soft.

Combine and beat well: 2 cups coconut milk 1/3 cup sugar A dash of salt 2 eggs

Lower oven temperature to 300. Pour egg […]

Butternut Squash and Sage Pizza

From shareholder Renee Grebe. This is a recipe she loves for chilly Fall dinners, It’s from “Vegetarian” by Linda Fraser.

Home-made or store-bought pizza dough of your choice, enough for four 10-inch round pizzas

1 Tbsp. Butter 2 Tbsp. Olive Oil 2 shallots, finely chopped 1 butternut squash, peeled, seeded, and cubed (1 pound […]

Butternut Squash French Fries

Recipe from Hungry-Girl.com (from Shareholder Jana Denning).

1/2 butternut squash kosher salt Directions: Pre-heat oven to 425 degrees. Peel and de-seed your butternut squash. If you’re unfamiliar with handling them, you may have a little trouble at first. They’re fairly easy to peel, but you’ll need a sharp knife to cut them. Once your orange […]

Baked Acorn Squash with Sweet Potato Soufflé

From “Charlotte (N.C.) Cooks Again” cookbook (from shareholder Teemi Caskey).

4 acorn squash Butter Salt Sugar 6 medium sweet potatoes 1 C sugar 2 beaten eggs 1/4 c warm milk or orange juice 3 Tablespoons melted butter 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg 1/8 teaspoon cinnamon 3 Tbsp. slivered almonds (optional)

Cut squash in half. […]

Curried Winter Squash Soup

This soup is a farm favorite!

Cook 4-6 Cups butternut squash until soft. While cooking, Sauté in a soup pot with oil or butter: 1 chopped onion 2 cloves garlic 1/2 lb. mushrooms 1/4 tsp. dry mustard 1 tsp salt 1/2 tsp. cumin 1/2 tsp. corriander 1/2 tsp. cinnamon 1/2 tsp. Ginger dash of Cayenne […]

Winter Squash: How to cook

Winter squash, including Butternut, Acorn, Delicata, and Pumpkins are delicious and nutritious. Here are two simple ways to prepare winter squash, either to eat plain, or for use in other recipes.

IN THE OVEN (Good for all types of winter squash) Cut squash in half, scoop out the seeds, and put in a baking pan, […]

Butternut Squash: Move over, summer squash!

Butternut squash is delicious and good for you.

Cut in half, take out the seeds, and put in a baking pan, face down with about 1/4 inch of water. Bake at 375 degrees for 30-45 minutes (depending on squash size. Test with a fork to tell when it’s soft.

Serve plain, or mashed up […]