Simple Methods on How to cook Hubbard squash?

What is Hubbard squash? How to cook Hubbard squash? Is it easy to cook? These are some of the questions that come across our minds when we see this kind of vegetable.

A Hubbard squash is hard, with a bumpy skin. The colors can be pale blue, dark green, light golden, or orange. On the inside, it is tender, fine grained, dense flesh, dry and mealy with a nice flavor.

 Green pumpkin

The Hubbard squash is also known as the green pumpkin. The shell is so difficult to cut. It needs to be precut in portions in retail shops. You can also cut it by yourself. The squash is often cooked in its skin. Cut the squash in half, remove the seeds and roast. Scoop the cooked squash and puree it into a stew or soup.


The following are some of the simple methods on how to cook Hubbard squash:

1. Hubbard squash with apples

Requirements for preparing squash and apples

  • 1 squash
  • 1 diced onion
  • 3 peeled, cored and diced tart apples
  • Cut 1/4 of the squash to make a lid. Remove the strings and seeds.
  • Heat the butter to melt in a skillet. Add the onion and sauté them for 5 minutes.
  • Add raisins, apples, sunflower kernels and cinnamon to the butter. Stir until they mix well. Cook for 5 minutes.

Roasted pumpkin, meat, bell peppers and red onion in pumpkin, selective focus

  • Scoop the mixture and put it in the squash. Replace the lid and put it in the baking dish.
  • Bake it at 350 degrees until tender. This will take one and half hours.
  • Garnish and serve. This can be served to 6 people.

2. Baked squash with orange

Requirements for preparation of Hubbard squash with orange

  • 1 Hubbard squash
  • 1 teaspoon butter
  • 1 orange
  • 2 teaspoons honey

Hubbard squash with orange, butter, honey

  • Wash the squash and cut it in half.
  • Remove the seeds and strings
  • Add butter and honey to each piece.
  • Cut the unpeeled orange crosswise. Put the slices in the Hubbard squash.
  • Bake the squash at 400 degrees until they are tender.

3. Hubbard Squash Squares


  • Cubed and peeled Hubbard squash
  • 1/4teaspoon pepper
  • A medium diced onion
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 cup of sour cream
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon dill weed

Hubbard squash squares with diced onion, pepper, butter, sour cream, salt, dill weed

  • Put the squash in a pot with water. Cook them for 10 minutes.
  • Drain the excess water and drizzle with pepper
  • Deep fry the onions with butter.
Hubbard squash squares
  • Remove the butter and the onions from the heat. Add salt to the sour cream and mix well.
  • Place the squash in a bowl and add the sauce.
  • You can season with the dill weed and then serve.

4. Squash Hawaiian

Requirements for the preparation

  • Cooked Hubbard squash
  • A small can of pineapple
  • ¾ butter
  • 2 tablespoons of brown sugar
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper
Squash Hawaiin
  • Heat the butter to melt and add the Hubbard squash.
  • Add sugar, pepper, salt, and pineapple as you stir.
  • Remove the skillet from the heat and place it in a bowl
  • Serve it while hot.

5. Baked Squash With Bacon

Requirements for preparing baked squash with bacon

  • 2 Hubbard squash
  • 4 pieces of bacon
  • ¼ teaspoon of salt
  • ¼ teaspoon
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper
Baked squash with bacon

Procedure of preparing the baked squash with bacon

  • Wash the squash and cut it to half. Remove the seeds and strings. Set this aside.
  • Pre-heat the oven to 350 degrees
  • Put the bacon in a baking dish and place it in the oven.
  • Bake the bacon for about 5 minutes.
Transfer the baked squash and the bacon to a serving plate
  • Season the squash with salt and pepper
  • Put the seasoned squash in a baking bowl and bake it for about an hour.
  • Add the sugar and put it back in the oven. Bake until the sugar melts.
  • Transfer the baked squash and the bacon to a serving plate.
  • Serve five people

6. Roasted Hubbard Squash Soup With Chives And Hazelnuts

Hubbard Squash Soup

The soup can be refrigerated for about three days.

Requirements for the preparation of roasted hubbard squash soup with chives and hazelnuts

  • 1 tablespoon coriander seeds
  • Kosher salt
  • 1tablespoon fennel seeds
  • ​3 tablespoon olive oil
  • 3 peeled cloves of garlic
  • ​1 teaspoon sage
  • 2 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 1 hubbard squash
  • 1 sliced leek
  • 2 peeled carrots, diced
  • Lemon juice
  • Ground pepper
  • ​½ cup hazelnuts
  • ​2 tablespoon sliced chives
  • ​5 cups of vegetable broth
  • Pinches of cayenne
Roasted Hubbard squash soup with chives and hazelnuts

Procedure of preparing the baked squash with bacon

  • Put the rack in the middle of the oven and heat it to 400 degrees. Use a heavy duty rim sheet to line with a parchment.
  • Pound the garlic, fennel seeds, sage, coriander, and oil in a mortar. Pound until they look like a coarse paste.
  • Smear the paste on the squash half pieces.
  • Place the squash in the ready pan and roast them for one hour.
  • ​Let the tender squash to cool and scoop out the flesh.
  • ​Melt the butter in the oven over medium heat.
  • ​Add carrots, leek, salt, and stir until the leek is soft.
  • Add the vegetable broth, squash, salt, and boil them over high heat.
  • Lower the amount of heat to simmer. Cover and cook for about half an hour to have the soup’s flavor.
  • ​Take out the bay leaf and let the soup to cool.
  • ​Puree the soup in a blender. Put it back to the pot and add lemon juice. Season the soup with pepper and salt to taste.
  • ​Use the cayenne, chives, and hazelnuts to garnish.
  • You can serve it while warm.

The above are some of methods that you can use to cook Hubbard squash. The methods are very simple and easy to follow.

The cooked squash can be mixed with rice, whole grains and baked with casseroles. If you want something sweet, you can add sugar, cream, eggs, and spices. If you want to store the whole squash, keep it in a dry cool place. The cut pieces can be refrigerated using plastic for five days.

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