Hubbard squash tastes like a cross between sweet potato and pumpkin and has a beautiful bright orange interior with a fine-grain starchy texture. It’s high in vitamins A and C and potassium, has lots of dietary fiber, and has nearly no fat, making it a highly nutritious item to include in your diet.
Named after one of the earliest gardeners to grow this squash and introduce it to America, Hubbard squash is very versatile and works well in both sweet and savory dishes, and it’s especially delicious in pies and soups. If you’ve managed to get your hands on this winter squash, give these 13 Hubbard squash recipes a try to whip up some incredibly delicious meals!
Get the basics right with this quick recipe to help you bake a whole Hubbard squash! It’ll produce smooth, buttery, tender flesh that can be scooped out with a spoon. Season with your favorite flavorings to enjoy. Friendly tip: Cut small slits in the winter squash to let the steam out, otherwise it will explode.
Whether it’s a family dinner or a potluck celebration, this recipe for a Hubbard squash with cornbread stuffing is perfect to feed a crowd. To make this impressive dish, stuff baked hollowed-out squash with a stuffing made of apples, cornbread, onion, pecan, sage, thyme, and a few other ingredients. Then, cover it with aluminum foil and bake until well-browned. And you’re done! Serve to enjoy.
This gluten-free velvety smooth bisque recipe is so good you’ll want to make it every chance you get! Just combine cooked squash, carrots, onions, and garlic in a blender until smooth, then transfer it to a pot to reheat. Next, stir in cream and top with nutmeg and pepitas for a punch of flavor. This meal-prep-friendly dish will make cooking on busy weeknights a breeze.
Looking for a hearty soup to warm you up on those extra chilly autumnal nights? This simple squash soup is satisfying and very delicious. It requires just 8 ingredients and gets ready in a little over 90 mins. Serve it topped with sour cream or scallions to enjoy autumnal bliss in a bowl!
This recipe infuses highly nutritious ingredients into the classic comfort food! Layer your pasta sheets with ricotta cheese blend, Hubbard squash mixture, and lasagna noodles, and top off the final layer with shredded parmesan. Bake until the lasagna is bubbly and browned, let it cool, and then serve with a light salad to enjoy!
With fall comes a score of warming soups to experiment with! This Hubbard squash soup is creamy, delicious, and incredibly easy to make. Cook cubes of squash with bay lead, bone broth, a tart green apple, and ghee, and then use an immersion blender to puree the soup. Top it off with pistachio gremolata made with pistachios, garlic, basil, lemon zest, and sea salt. Add a squeeze of lemon and serve!
This muffin recipe is full of delicious flavors and nutrients, making it a terrific choice to satisfy both your health and your palate. In it, the scrumptiously sweet and tender muffins are spiced with a chai mixture and topped with a wonderful maple glaze. Serve them for breakfast or as a snack, topped with sprinkles!
This squash recipe is packed with vegetables, making it a nutritious dish to include in your diet. To make, simply combine roasted squash puree and chicken broth with browned sausage and veggies, and cook until the carrots are tender. Stir in the coconut milk, followed by a cornstarch and water mixture, and stir constantly until the soup thickens. Serve hot to enjoy!
Here’s a simple Hubbard squash recipe that’s the very definition of cozy and comforting. It calls for combining your favorite short pasta with creamy, buttery squash and salty blue cheese, then topping it with crisp, fried sage leaves to create a delicious autumnal meal. Serve it for family dinners, and you’ll have everyone craving seconds!
If you thought your squash can’t get any heartier and more comforting, here’s a recipe to prove you wrong. Roasted squash is cooked with celery, carrots, and a handful of aromatic spices, and then combined with sherry and parmesan cheese and pureed until smooth. Add rinsed cannellini beans, and ladle the soup into bowls with a topping of roasted pumpkin seeds to enjoy!
To make this hearty and flavorsome taco-stuffed dish, hollow out, season, then roast Hubbard squash until it has beautiful, caramelized edges. Next, load it with a filling made with browned ground turkey, onions, and tomatoes seasoned with taco seasonings and a few other ingredients, and bake. Top with cheese and chopped cilantro to add more flavor to your taco nights!
This recipe is a delicious take on the classic fall soup! To make, season the squash with a spice mix and roast for about an hour until tender. Scoop out the flesh and, in a large Dutch oven, cook it with carrots, leeks, broth, and bay leaf and simmer to let all the flavors mature. Puree the soup in a blender, season to taste, and garnish with chopped hazelnuts, chives, and cayenne or Espelette pepper. Serve hot!
Skip the traditional pumpkin pie in favor of this deliciously sweet and spicy roasted Hubbard squash tart! The gingersnap crust adds just the right kick of spice to complement the creamy and subtly sweet flavors of the squash. Serve it with your favorite toppings like whipped cream, chopped pecans, or even crystallized ginger pieces for a warming and tantalizing dessert!