Butternut squash is a versatile fall ingredient that can be used in soups, casseroles, and even desserts.
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Roasted Brussels Sprouts and Butternut Squash With Cranberries
The combination of roasted vegetables in this roasted brussels sprouts and butternut squash with cranberries dish might make you think fall or winter, but don't wait for a holiday dinner to enjoy it.
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Roasted Butternut Squash With Onions and Sage
This is an outstanding side dish of roasted butternut squash with onions and sage that's easy enough for an everyday meal and special enough for a holiday feast or Sunday dinner.
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Butternut Squash and Pasta
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.
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Baked Maple and Brown Sugar Butternut Squash
Baking 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 like this maple and brown sugar butternut squash recipe.Continue to 5 of 13 below.
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Slow Cooker Butternut Squash Soup
The slow cooker makes butternut squash soup effortless. It's a very flavorful recipe, too. The squash is accented with apples and coconut milk, then seasoned with cayenne, garlic, nutmeg, and thyme.
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Butternut Squash Pie
Cinnamon and brown sugar flavor this fantastic butternut squash pie, and it's a tasty alternative to pumpkin pie. Add this butternut squash pie to your holiday dinner menu.
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Butternut Squash Lasagna
Butternut squash plays a starring role in this light and flavorful lasagna recipe. It is roasted along with some sage, and then mashed and layered with bechamel sauce, lasagna noodles, and a ricotta-cheese-egg mixture. Once topped with grated Pecorino it is baked until golden and bubbling.
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Instant Pot Butternut Squash
Although quite simple, this recipe allows the butternut squash to really shine while the Instant Pot makes for a really quick cooking time. The tender cubes of squash are finished off with a sprinkling of sliced almonds, cinnamon, and sugar.Continue to 9 of 13 below.
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Butternut Squash Noodles
Spiralized, butternut squash makes for tender, flavorful noodles. This recipe drapes it in a creamy, savory garlic and sage sauce for a tasty side dish. Top with grilled chicken or shrimp to make it a main.
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Butternut Squash Ginger Soup
Butternut Squash Ginger Soup has extraordinary flavor. Top the soup off with fresh chopped cilantro or parsley.
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Hasselback Butternut Squash
For a simple dish with an impressive presentation, make hasselback butternut squash. The technique is easier than it may seem and is sure to impress your guests. A topping of toasted walnuts adds crunch.
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Butternut Squash and Apple Casserole
This butternut squash and apple casserole 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.Continue to 13 of 13 below.
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Butternut Squash Cupcakes
Flavor, color, and moisture are added to these delicious butternut squash cupcakes. Frost them with a cream cheese frosting or vanilla butter frosting.