Stuff 'em, roast 'em, or throw 'em in some pasta—fall squash like butternut, acorn, kuri, and more make any dinner a comfort food dish.

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Pepita Pesto Pasta with Roasted Squash

Pepita Pesto Pasta with Roasted Squash

Pasta and butternut squash are a cozy weather dream team. Toss some pumpkin seeds (pepitas) and pecorino-romano into this dish for the perfect fall dinner.

Stuffed Acorn Squash with Charred Onions & Kale

Stuffed Acorn Squash with Charred Onions & Kale
Credit: Photography by Sang An

Acorn squash is small, sweet, and best when paired with other zesty veggies like mushrooms, onions, and kale. Stuff your squash, then top with feta for a tangy kick.

Skillet Chicken with Butternut Squash & Sage

skillet chicken with butternut squash and sage

Orange juice and sage add citrusy undertones to this hearty meal, while chunks of butternut squash sweeten things up. 

Spaghetti Squash Carbonara

spaghetti squash carbonara

Spaghetti squash just might be the most fun (and most delicious!) squash to cook with. Just add some pancetta, parmesan, and onions, and it's a party. 

Butternut Squash-and-Red Onion Pizza

Butternut Squash-and-Red Onion Pizza

Say hello to your new favorite pizza! This recipe is sooo good, and it's faster than delivery.

Paella-Stuffed Squash

paella-stuffed squash

Talk about comfort food! Add the herby flavors of paella to an acorn or carnival squash for an instant fall classic.

Recipe: Try our Paella-Stuffed Squash

Squash, Feta & Pickled Onion Tacos

Squash, Feta & Pickled Onion Tacos
Credit: Photography by Sarah Anne Ward

Give your taco nights an autumn makeover! Roast some spiced butternut squash and pair with avocados and onions for an exciting new flavor combo.

Cheesy Spaghetti Squash with Tomato Sauce

cheesy spaghetti squash with tomato sauce

This dish is everything you love about spaghetti and marinara sauce without the carbs. Plus, it's cheesier than normal spaghetti!

Kuri Squash Soup with Grilled Cheese Sticks

Kuri Squash Soup with Grilled Cheese Sticks

Mango chutney grilled cheese and nutty kuri squash soup make this the ideal fall dinner. Wanna make this recipe sweeter? Use kabocha squash instead!

Scalloped Potatoes & Butternut Squash

Scalloped Potatoes & Butternut Squash

Just when you thought cheesy, creamy scalloped potatoes couldn't get any better...

Pan-Seared Cod with Spinach & Roasted Fall Vegetables

Pan-Seared Cod with Spinach & Roasted Fall Vegetables

Acorn squash is just one of the yummy vegetables in this fishy dish. Chop up onions, garlic, and sweet potatoes to amp up that fall flavor.

Shells with Gorgonzola-Creamed Greens & Roasted Squash

Shells with Gorgonzola-Creamed Greens & Roasted Squash

The hardest part of cooking up this super-cheesy pasta is choosing between butternut and red kuri squash.

Broken Coconut's Black Rice Bowl

coconut black rice bowl
Credit: Photography by Nicole Franzen

Grab an acorn or kabocha squash, coconut water, and tahini to whip up this flavor-packed rice bowl. 

Spaghetti Squash Pizza

Spaghetti-Squash Pizza

Spaghetti squash tastes even better when it's smothered in ricotta and baked on top of bread.

Recipe: Try our Spaghetti Squash Pizza

Spicy Chili con Chile

spicy chili con chile

This spicy, creamy, acorn squashy chili is exactly what you need on a crisp fall night.

Recipe: Try our Spicy Chili con Chile

Spaghetti Squash with Sausage & Greens

Spaghetti Squash with Sausage and Greens

Who would've thought spinach, sweet Italian sausage, and spaghetti squash worked so well together?