Top 18 Butternut Squash Recipes

  • 01 of 18

    Roasted Brussels Sprouts and Butternut Squash With Cranberries

    Roasted Brussels Sprouts and Butternut Squash
    Diana Rattray

    The combination of roasted vegetables in this dish might make you think fall or winter, but don't wait for a holiday dinner to enjoy it.

  • 02 of 18

    Roasted Butternut Squash With Onions and Sage

    Roasted Butternut Squash
    Diana Rattray

    This is an outstanding side dish that's easy enough for an everyday meal and special enough for a holiday feast or Sunday dinner.

  • 03 of 18

    Butternut Squash and Pasta With Sage

    Butternut Squash Pasta
    Diana Rattray

    Browned butter and sage flavor this simple butternut squash and pasta dish. This is a delicious way to enjoy butternut squash. Or use another variety of winter squash, such as acorn, Hubbard, or buttercup. It's delicious just the way it is, but feel free to add some cooked navy or great northern beans or baby lima beans for extra protein.

  • 04 of 18

    How to Roast Butternut Squash

    Seasoned Butternut Squash Roast
    Diana Rattray

    Roasting is one of the easiest ways to cook butternut squash. No peeling is required, and the squash may be seasoned with salt and pepper or a mixture of cinnamon and brown sugar.

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  • 05 of 18

    Butternut Squash Creme Brulee

    Butternut Squash Creme Brulee
    Diana Rattray

    Plan this dessert early in the day or up to a day in advance to give them plenty of time to chill and come to the best flavor. Steam or boil the squash, and freeze extra squash to use in soup or as a side dish.

  • 06 of 18

    White Bean Soup With Sausage, Ham, Squash, and Spinach

    White Bean Soup With Sausage, Ham, Squash, and Spinach
    Diana Rattray

    This hearty autumn soup is loaded with color and flavor, and it makes a fabulous supper soup with cornbread or biscuits on the side.

  • 07 of 18

    Baked Maple and Brown Sugar Butternut Squash

    Baked Maple and Brown Sugar Butternut Squash

     The Spruce

    This maple-flavored butternut squash dish will please even the squash-haters in the family. Brown sugar, maple syrup, butter, and a little spice, flavor the squash, and it goes well with ham, pork, sausages, or just about any meat dish.

  • 08 of 18

    Butternut Squash Pie

    Butternut Squash Pie
    Diana Rattray

    Cinnamon and brown sugar flavor this fantastic pie, and it's a tasty alternative to pumpkin pie. Add this butternut squash pie to your holiday dinner menu.

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  • 09 of 18

    Bean Stew With Sausage, Butternut Squash, and Apples

    Beans With Sausage, Squash, and Apple
    Diana Rattray

    Baked beans are combined with spicy andouille sausage, chunks of roasted butternut squash, and apples for a delicious fall dish. The fabulous stew is full of flavor and it is amazing with cornbread.

  • 10 of 18

    Butternut Squash Cornbread

    Butternut Squash Cornbread
    Diana Rattray

    Butternut squash is the secret ingredient in this buttermilk cornbread, adding moisture texture. If you like a less sweet cornbread, reduce or omit the sugar. Replace the butternut squash with pumpkin, if desired.

  • 11 of 18

    Coconut Curry Butternut Squash Soup

    Coconut Curry Butternut Squash Soup
    Diana Rattray

    Coconut milk and curry powder give this butternut squash soup extraordinary flavor. Top the soup off with fresh chopped cilantro or parsley.

  • 12 of 18

    Autumn Sausage Stew With Butternut Squash

    Butternut Squash and Sausage Stew
    Diana Rattray

    This sausage and vegetable stew is as colorful as it is flavorful. The stew combines spicy sausage with butternut squash with corn, tomatoes, and other autumn vegetables. Serve this stew with cornbread, or hot baked rolls for a hearty fall meal.

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  • 13 of 18

    Butternut Squash and Apple Casserole

    Butternut Squash and Apple Casserole
    Diana Rattray

    This butternut squash casserole includes apples and is topped with a buttery spiced crumb topping with brown sugar. This is a tasty side dish for any fall meal, and it would be a perfect holiday dinner casserole.

  • 14 of 18

    Butternut Squash Bake With Cinnamon Brown Sugar Crumb Topping

    Butternut Squash Bake With Brown Sugar Crumb Topping
    Diana Rattray

    This butternut squash casserole makes a great side dish for a holiday meal or just about any family meal. The cinnamon-spiced sweet crumble topping is a combination of oats, brown sugar, and butter.

  • 15 of 18

    Slow Cooker Butternut Squash With Brown Sugar and Cinnamon

    Butternut Squash in the Slow Cooker
    Diana Rattray

    This is a great way to cook delicious butternut squash, and it's a very easy preparation. The squash pieces are large, so use a large, slow cooker for this recipe. They may be sliced into smaller pieces as well.

  • 16 of 18

    Savory Squash Soup With Sage

    Savory Buttercup Squash Soup
    Photo Credit: Diana Rattray

    This squash soup was originally made with buttercup squash, but butternut or another variety of winter squash would work as well.

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  • 17 of 18

    Butternut Squash Cupcakes

    Butternut Squash Cupcakes
    Diana Rattray

    Mashed butternut squash adds flavor, color, and moisture to these delicious cupcakes. Frost them with a cream cheese frosting or vanilla butter frosting.

  • 18 of 18

    Deep Fried Butternut Squash

    Deep Fried Butternut Squash
    Diana Rattray

    The deep fryer is yet another way to enjoy fresh butternut squash. The squash is sliced into sticks fried with a seasoned batter coating.