Top 10 Ways to Enjoy Hubbard Squash
Hubbard Hash. Try Hubbard squash in a hash by sautéing diced squash, onions, garlic and rosemary in a touch of olive oil until tender. This pairs wonderfully with eggs, poultry or pork.
Deliciously Sweet. For a twist on traditional whipped sweet potatoes, combine steamed or roasted Hubbard squash with maple syrup, salt and pepper. Beat until smooth then top with toasted pecans.
Squash Soup. Use Hubbard squash in place of butternut squash in any butternut squash soup recipe. Recipe: South of the Border Squash Soup
A Spiced Mash. Serve spiced mashed Hubbard squash by roasting the halved squash with spices such as nutmeg, coriander, fennel or curry powder. Scrape the flesh of the squash into a bowl and mash to create an unexpected and deliciously elegant side dish.
Couscous. Add cubes of roasted squash to cooked couscous along with chopped fresh cilantro.
Salad. Toss small pieces of roasted squash with arugula, goat cheese and pine nuts. Dress the salad with a zesty lemon vinaigrette for a bright finish.
Perfectly Paired. Incorporate Hubbard squash into a squash and pumpkin sauté with sweet cranberries and crunchy pecans. Recipe: Squash w/Pecans and Cranberries
Roasted. Roast Hubbard squash, cut into small pieces and toss with fresh (or dry) rosemary, olive oil, salt, and pepper. Serve with roasted meat such as turkey, chicken or pork.
Squash Pie. Purée roasted Hubbard squash and use in place of pumpkin in your favorite pumpkin pie recipe.
Quick & Easy Succotash. Feature squash in a succotash by sautéing it with corn, lima beans, sage and other vegetables. Recipe: Autumn Vegetable Succotash