I threw this together last night when we had a butternut squash to use and it was super tasty!

If butternut squash makes you nervous, you can buy pre-cut and peeled ones that are already diced. I had a fresh one from my mother in law’s garden to use so it was really good!



1 butternut squash, peeled, seeded and cubed

1lb lean ground turkey

1lb lean ground beef

1 white onion, diced

3 cloves garlic

1 tsp red pepper flakes

salt and pepper

1 tsp oregano

1 can of no salt added tomato sauce

mozzarella cheese, shredded for topping (optional)



  1. Add chopped onion and garlic to sprayed skillet
  2. Add turkey and beef and cook until done
  3. Add garlic, oregano, salt, pepper, and cubed squash
  4. Add tomato sauce, more salt, and red pepper flakes
  5. Cover skillet and simmer for 15 mins or so until squash is done
  6. Serve in dish topped with cheese


21 day fix container count: 6 servings

1.5 red

1 green

1 blue if cheese added