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Butternut Squash Curry from One Lovely Life

Butternut Squash Curry (Vegan + Gluten Free)

  • Author: One Lovely Life
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 25 minutes
  • Total Time: About 35 minutes
  • Yield: 4 Generous Servings 1x


Butternut Squash Curry – This easy squash curry recipe is packed with a rainbow of veggies and pulled together with a creamy curry sauce that’ll keep you coming back for more. (Gluten Free, Vegan)


  • 1 tsp. coconut oil
  • 2 cups diced butternut squash
  • 1/2 red pepper, large diced (1/2 cup)
  • 1/2 yellow pepper, large diced (1/2 cup)
  • 2 green onions, sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tsp. minced fresh ginger
  • 1 (14 oz.) can chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 2 tsp. mild yellow curry powder
  • 1 Tbsp. low-sodium gluten free Tamari (or soy sauce or coconut aminos)
  • 2 Tbsp. natural peanut butter or cashew butter*
  • 1 (14oz) can full-fat coconut milk
  • 2 cups spinach
  • 1/4 cup roughly chopped cilantro (or basil)

Optional garnish ideas: fresh cilantro or basil, crushed peanuts or cashews, sliced red chilis, red pepper flakes, lime wedges, etc.


  1. Add coconut oil and squash to a Dutch oven or large skillet. Cook squash over medium heat about 15 minutes, or until fairly tender.
  2. Add bell pepper and green onion and cook 4-5 minutes to soften.
  3. Add garlic, ginger, and chickpeas and cook 1 minute
  4. Add curry powder, tamari, peanut butter, and coconut milk. Stir and cook 2-3 minutes.
  5. Add spinach and cilantro and cook 2-3 minutes, or until spinach has wilted.
  • Category: Main Dish
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: Indian-American, Vegetarian, Vegan

Keywords: butternut squash curry, squash curry, vegetable curry, vegan curry