If you're looking for quick and healthy meal ideas butternut pumpkin has got you covered. This versatile ingredient can be used in a variety of delicious and easy-to-make recipes that are perfect for busy weeknights.
In this blog post, we've rounded up 10 simple and delicious butternut pumpkin recipe ideas that are perfect for busy parents who want to make healthy eating a priority.
Get inspired to squash your mealtime stress and try something new today!
- Roasted Butternut Pumpkin: A simple and delicious side dish made by roasting butternut pumpkin with some olive oil, salt, and pepper. Perfect for pairing with any main dish.
- Butternut Pumpkin Fries: A healthier alternative to regular fries made with butternut pumpkin cut into strips and baked in the oven until crispy. Serve with your favourite dip.
Butternut Pumpkin and Mushroom Risotto: A comforting and earthy risotto made with butternut pumpkin, mushrooms, arborio rice, and vegetable broth.
Butternut Pumpkin and Quinoa Bowl: A healthy and protein-packed bowl made with roasted butternut pumpkin, quinoa, black beans, and a coriander lime dressing.
Butternut Pumpkin Soup: A classic and comforting soup made with butternut pumpkin, onions, garlic, and vegetable broth.
- Butternut Pumpkin and Broccoli Quiche: A savory and delicious quiche made with butternut pumpkin, broccoli and eggs.
Butternut Pumpkin Pizza: A fun and easy pizza made with butternut pumpkin puree, cheese, and a mix of vegetables. Let the kids add their own toppings for a personalised pizza.
Butternut Pumpkin and Sweet Potato Mash: A healthy and colorful side dish made by mashing roasted butternut pumpkin and sweet potato with some milk, salt, and pepper.
- Butternut Pumpkin and Lentil Stew: A hearty and nutritious stew made with butternut pumpkin, lentils and mushrooms, topped with chopped spring onion.
Butternut Pumpkin and Carrot Muffins: A sweet and healthy snack or breakfast option made with butternut pumpkin, grated carrots, and whole wheat flour. Add some raisins or nuts for extra flavor.
And there you have it: 10 easy and tasty butternut pumpkin recipes! We know how tough it can be to juggle work, family, and meal prep, but we hope these recipes have made things a little easier. So next time you're in need of a quick and healthy dinner idea, give one of these recipes a try and see how delicious eating healthy can be!
You can find butternut pumpkin in the Sasonal & Essential Boxes this week, as well as our add-on range. If you haven't ordered your produce yet make sure to place your order via our Shop. before 8PM Tuesday for a super fresh Thursday delivery.
And as always, if you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact us.