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You'll find butternut squash in abundance during the fall and winter months. In order to take advantage of this versatile squash, here are 20 delicious butternut squash recipes. You'll find sweet as well as savory recipes that include butternut squash as its main ingredient or as a healthy vegetable inclusion. From soup to chili and from lasagna to tacos, you'll find creative ways to incorporate this autumn squash into awesome meals. You'll even find sweet treats like butternut squash pudding, muffins and dessert bites. Check out these recipes for inspiring ways to use butternut squash this season.
Wild Rice With Butternut Squash by Carlsbad Cravings
This recipe is a holiday extravaganza of flavor and color! The seasoned broth flavors the wild rice which includes roasted butternut squash. A little sweetness is added from the dried cranberries and pomegranate seeds with a bit of tartness from feta cheese. Garnish with some sliced almonds for some crunch.
Butternut Squash Mushroom Tacos with Chimichurri by Two Peas And Their Pod
These vegetarian tacos are just the recipe to make during fall and winter. Along with the homemade chimichurri sauce, the butternut squash combines with mushrooms for a highly seasoned filling for your favorite taco shells. Finish off the fillings with thinly sliced red cabbage and crumbled queso fresco.
Butternut Squash And Red Pepper Pie by Daisies And Pie
This vegetarian pie tastes awesome hot or cold! Chunks of butternut squash, along with red pepper chunks, onion, garlic, feta cheese and spices are roasted and then added to a pastry sheet, folded over and baked to yummy perfection. So good!
Butternut Squash Baked Mac And Cheese by Healthy Nibbles And Bits
This homemade butternut squash puree will make this mac and cheese recipe a healthy vegetable dish without sacrificing on the cheesy flavor. Use a combo of white cheddar and mozzarella cheese. Penne pasta is used here and the whole casserole is baked to awesome perfection.
Butternut Squash Lasagna by A Mummy Too
Make this awesome vegetarian lasagna that stars butternut squash as its leading veggie. It's full of ricotta cheese, spinach, tomato sauce and a creamy white sauce. To be sure, it's not a hand-off recipe, but the time invested is worth it for this family-favorite pasta dish!
Creamy Vegan Butternut Squash Pudding by Love And Lemons
This recipe is a delicious alternative to pumpkin pie. Roasted butternut squash is sweetened with maple syrup and made smooth with coconut cream. It's spiced with cinnamon, ginger nutmeg and vanilla. Chill overnight and serve to rave reviews!
Butternut Squash Enchilada Casserole by Making Thyme For Health
Your family will love this comforting casserole of roasted butternut squash, peppers, jalapenos, black beans and spices. Tortillas are layered on top of the veggies and topped with salsa and cheese. Bake and serve cilantro, chips and more salsa!
Butternut Squash and Sweetcorn Pancakes by Little Grazers
Make these savory fall pancakes at your earliest convenience! You'll love the combo of mashed butternut squash along with Parmesan cheese and sweet corn kernels in this savory pancake batter. Fry these cakes up until golden and serve a stack. Smear some cream cheese on them for extra goodness!
Roasted Butternut Squash With Bacon by Dancing Through The Rain
You can't go wrong with this tasty combo of roasted butternut squash chunks and crumbled bacon! Season with fresh sage and garlic powder. It's egg-free, gluten-free and dairy-free, so it's the perfect side dish to serve at a big holiday gathering.
Butternut Squash Muffins by Recipes From A Pantry
Butternut squash is added to this cinnamon and brown sugar sweetened muffin batter. Bake a few batches of these muffins to have on hand for a tasty snack. They're freezer friendly so you can always have them handy!
Three Sisters Butternut Squash Chili by A Spicy Perspective
Keep this recipe handy during the fall for a filling chili recipe that will work for your vegetarian family and friends. It's full of butternut squash, fire-roasted tomatoes, kidney beans, corn, peppers and spicy seasonings. Delish!
Butternut Squash Quinoa Casserole by Trial And Eater
This vegan-friendly casserole pairs butternut squash with quinoa, corn and black beans for a Mexican-inspired meal. Add shredded cheese to the top of this tasty mixture and bake. Garnish with chopped tomatoes and avocado chunks before serving.
Butternut Squash, Apple And Cranberry Bake by Simply Recipes
This makes a wonderful side dish for Thanksgiving and you can even make it a day ahead! Apples, butternut squash, fresh cranberries, brown sugar and butter make this a tart and sweet dish that is sure to be gobbled up quickly!
Slow Cooker Butternut Squash Lentil Curry by Sweet Peas And Saffron
Dried red lentils and butternut squash combines to make this vegetarian slow cooker meal a hearty dish for chilly weather. Full of creamy coconut milk and spices like curry powder, cumin, and garam masala, this is an easy, almost hands-off comfort meal.
Stuffed Butternut Squash With Sausage And Apples by Zesty Olive
This stuffed butternut squash will be a main attraction on your holiday table this year. Choose a large squash for this recipe. Stuff it with a savory and sweet filling of sausage. mushrooms and apples. Top it with grated Parmesan cheese before baking.
Instant Pot Butternut Squash Risotto by The Girl On Bloor
Your pressure cooker will render tender and perfect butternut squash and rice with this recipe. This cheesy and creamy parmesan, sage and butternut risotto is a versatile recipe that is perfect for meal prep and is also freezer-friendly. Win-win!
Butternut Squash Stuffed Shells by How Sweet Eats
Jumbo pasta shells are stuffed with a seasoned butternut squash, mascarpone and parmesan cheese puree before being drizzled with bechamel sauce. Top with sage and more cheese and bake. This may become your new favorite fall pasta dish!
Spiced Butternut Squash Dessert Bites by Unconventional Baker
Spiralized butternut squash is chopped and rolled into a sweet dessert bite along with cardamom, turmeric, saffron and orange juice. Dates and almonds adds the “dough” and help the bites stay intact. Try these little bites of deliciousness!
Butternut Squash Hummus by Flavor The Moments
Your holiday appetizer table needs this savory butternut squash hummus on it this season! Smoked paprika and spiced pepitas give it an irresistible flavor that's perfect for dipping with crackers or veggies.
Instant Pot Cajun Butternut Squash Soup by Little Spice Jar
Let your pressure cooker do all the work with this spicy soup full of butternut squash, chicken broth, tomato sauce, heavy cream, onions, garlic, and cajun seasoning. It's a zesty soup that pairs perfectly with homemade croutons or crusty bread.