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How To Freeze Baked Squash

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How To Freeze Baked SquashSquash, be it butternut, yellow, or the winter variety, can be stored for later use by freezing. Baked squash, when frozen, remains unspoiled for a longer time enabling you to use it when not in season. You can also store the leftover oven baked vegetable for a week and use it to prepare tasty muffins or casseroles. Here is a short guide on freezing squash, after baking it…


What All Do You Need


  • Oven-baked squash, fresh or leftovers as per your requirement
  • Tablespoon
  • Large fork, hand mixer, or hand blender
  • Plastic containers or Ziploc bags
  • Sticky notes


Tips To Freeze Oven Baked SquashDirections To Freeze Baked Squash


  • Allow the warm squash to come to room temperature.
  • Using the broad tablespoon, slowly and carefully lift the squash from the skin and then, scoop out as large chunks.
  • Now with the help of a large fork, hand mixer, or hand blender, puree the squash until it gets a smooth consistency.
  • Divide the pureed veggie into portions that will be used later one. Pack the portions in containers or Ziplocs.
  • Make sure that the container/bags are free of air, failing which the baked veggie can suffer freezer burns.
  • Paste the sticky notes, with the ingredients and date mentioned, atop the container/bags.
  • Place at zero degree F and freeze until used.




  • If you are freezing baked spaghetti squash, then you need not make a puree of the same, as it is advisable to use it in non-mashed form.
  • Sealed, airtight frozen squash remains intact for 6 to 8 months.


Now that you have an idea of how to freeze baked squash, you can make use of these to prepare the recipes of your choice whenever you wish to!


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How To Freeze Baked Squash