Healthy Dinner Recipe: Squash & Coconut curry (5 Ingredients or Less)

Squash & Coconut Curry

Delicious, healthy, and only 5 ingredients. The best part about this recipe is that it only takes 20 minutes!

20 mins


Serves 2


2 tbsp Madras curry paste

1 large butternut squash (600g/1lb 5oz peeled weight), chopped into medium size chunks

1 red pepper, halved, deseeded and roughly chopped into chunks

400g can reduced-fat coconut milk

small bunch coriander, roughly chopped



  1. 1
    Heat a large frying pan or wok, tip in the curry paste and fry for 1 min. Add the squash and red pepper, then toss well in the paste.
  2. 2
    Pour in the coconut milk with 200ml water and bring to a simmer. Cook for 15-20 mins or until the butternut squash is very tender and the sauce has thickened. 
  3. 3
    Season to taste, then serve scattered with chopped coriander and naan bread or rice.

Top Tips with this Recipe!

This recipe is perfect with rice, on its own, or with some vegetables.

About the author 

Jessica Cooke

Over 7000+ successful women over 40 have benefitted from going through my Thrive Coaching Program since 2008.

When I'm not coaching, I love spending time with my family, playing pickleball, and reading. Every chance I can get, I'll take my two Miniature Schnauzers, Buster and Ozzy for a walk in nature.

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