It’s officially autumn, which means that it’s again acceptable to eat soups and stews for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Autumn also means that those fall vegetables are all back in full swing, including many kinds of squash. Here are some beautiful vegan squash recipes you can make with whichever squash you like! Feel free to grab butternut, acorn, or spaghetti squash and try out these recipes! Don’t forget to check out these vegan squash recipes and many others on our Food Monster App!
1. Roasted Butternut Squash with Tahini and Almond Feta
This simple delicious Roasted Butternut Squash with Tahini and Almond Feta by Julia Winnicki is perfectly caramelized and supremely tender. Adding a mix of toppings creates a nice combination of sweet and savory tastes and crunchy and creamy textures, as well as bright, presentation-worthy appeal. Can be served as an appetizer or a main dish.
2. Butternut Squash Black Bean Enchiladas
These Butternut Squash Black Bean Enchiladas by Kaylee Pauley completely hit the spot! The natural sweetness of the roasted butternut squash perfectly balances the savoriness of the beans, onions, and garlic. Then the flavors really come alive as the veggies meld with the Mexican spices and vegan cheddar. Let’s be honest, more than one spoonful disappears before ever making it to the tortillas.
3. Butternut Squash and Apple Galette with Sage
This Butternut Squash and Apple Galette with Sage by Marie Reginato is a savory galette that has just a touch of sweetness coming from the beautifully roasted apple slices. Beneath the layers of roasted squash and apples are sautéed onions, all wrapped in a sage freckled crust. It’s absolutely heavenly. It’s also synch to whip together!
4. Smoky Butternut Squash Sauce
Source: Smoky Butternut Squash Sauce
This Smoky Butternut Squash Sauce by Julia Winnicki is great pretty much on everything – toast, pasta, roasted vegetables, grains, etc. It has a rich, smoky flavor and thick consistency, and can even be eaten on its own. Butternut squash offers a good supply of vitamin A, potassium and fiber, which help prevent many diseases, improve digestive health and enhance hair and skin. This butternut squash sauce is so wonderful! Healthy, easy to make, and versatile!
5. Butternut Squash Gnocchi
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Whilst this Butternut Squash Gnocchi by Melissa Tedesco is without eggs and gluten, it is not without the flavor, texture and appearance of traditional gnocchi. The butternut squash gives them a lovely flavor and color, and the gluten free flour and gram flour do a brilliant job of binding the dough. The butternut squash gnocchi go well with any sauce, whether it be a classic tomato sauce, or an olive oil, garlic, lemon zest and rosemary sauce.
1. Maple Roasted Acorn Squash
Source: Maple Roasted Acorn Squash
2. Stuffed Acorn Squash with Bulgur Pilaf
This Stuffed Acorn Squash with Bulgur Pilaf by Viktoria Radichkova is hearty, creamy, sweet and savory – this dish tastes like fall, and it looks the part. Serve it as a festive side on Thanksgiving, or a main meal!
3. Roasted Acorn Squash With Curried Chickpea and Veggies
It’s the start of squash season, and we suggest you explore more types of the fall veggie than just yellow squash and butternut! Acorn squash is deliciously sweet when roasted and makes for the perfect edible bowl. This Roasted Acorn Squash With Curried Chickpea and Veggies by Amanda Smith is amazingly easy to make and gives you the freedom to add in whatever beans and vegetables you like.
4. Spicy Acorn Squash and Bean Soup
Source: Spicy Acorn Squash and Bean Soup
Seasoned with a kick, this Spicy Acorn Squash and Bean Soup by Plant Tribe is sure to keep you warm through those cool brisk months. Basically, all this recipe takes is you chopping and throwing everything in a slow cooker and letting it work its magic!
5. Quinoa Mushroom Stuffed Acorn Squash
Bursting with the seasonal flavors of cranberry and rosemary, this Quinoa Mushroom Stuffed Acorn Squash by Kathryn Pfeffer-Scanlan is a must-make for your next holiday get-together or weeknight dinner. The simple, but flavorful filling combines onions with tender Shiitake mushrooms with fresh rosemary in fluffy quinoa. This healthy entrée is ready in just 40 minutes, but to make your weeknight simpler, cook the quinoa ahead of time.
1. Spaghetti Squash Pasta
Source: Spaghetti Squash Pasta
Spaghetti squash is a delicious pasta alternative for when you want something a bit lighter. You can eat with just a little salt, pepper, and olive oil or spice it up with a pesto. This Spaghetti Squash Pasta by Claire Ragozzino with tomato sauce is a really wonderful combination.
2. Spaghetti Squash With Lentil Marinara
Chilly weather is the perfect time to discover new ways of serving your favorite comfort foods, like these Spaghetti Squash With Lentil Marinara by Susan Edelman. These roasted spaghetti squash halves make the perfect bowls for a hearty marinara. Packed with lentils, carrots, mushrooms, tomatoes, and chilis, this protein-packed and flavorful marinara will warm you up and keep you full. What better way to combat the chilly weather?
3. Moroccan Style Spaghetti Squash
Source: Moroccan Style Spaghetti Squash
4. Jambalaya Stuffed Spaghetti Squash
A plant-based take on jambalaya, one of the most popular dishes in Cajun cuisine. Meat-free sausage and a blend of vegetables are cooked in a savory blend of cayenne pepper, paprika, and thyme. Roasted spaghetti squash takes the place of rice, making this Jambalaya Stuffed Spaghetti Squash by Kathryn Pfeffer-Scanlan low-carb, but also delicious!
5. Spaghetti Squash Teriyaki Bowl
Source: Spaghetti Squash Teriyaki Bowl
This Spaghetti Squash Teriyaki Bowl by Kaylee Pauley will quickly become your new favorite simple dinner! It’s both hearty and healthy and filled with plenty of seasonal vegetables. The bowl is an affordable way of satisfying those takeout cravings.
Looking for more fall recipes to love? Check out these 15 Fall Plant-Based Recipes With Pumpkin Spice and Everything Nice! and 15 Squash Recipes for the Fall!
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