34 Butternut Squash Recipes You'll Want to Make All Season
Butternut Squash Casserole with Maple Bacon
Mashed butternut squash never tasted so good! In this version, eggs add richness, maple syrup adds sweetness, and bacon does what only bacon can do: It adds those sweet-salty-smoky flavors that makes this butternut squash recipe especially irresistible.
Roasted Butternut Squash Filled with Port-Soaked Fruit
The richness of the port wine sauce really brings out the juicy sweet flavors of dried cherries and apricots in this simple, elegant stuffed butternut squash recipe. Serve it up on toasted baguette slices and a bit of aged white cheddar cheese for an unforgettable starter. Or turn it into a delicious vegetarian dinner option for your holiday gathering.
Butternut Squash Soup
Butternut Squash and Fettuccine Alfredo
Fresh fettuccine noodles meet butternut squash spirals in this fall take on your favorite rich and creamy pasta dish. If you don't have a spiralizer to make your own butternut squash noodles, look for some that are already prepped in the produce or frozen section of the grocery store.
Butternut Squash Lasagna
Classic lasagna is, well, classic, but this is a take on the Italian dish you don't want to pass up. Baked butternut squash is combined with a creamy white sauce then layered with lasagna noodles and cheese for an out-of-this-world butternut squash casserole.
Butternut Squash and Carrot Soup
Spaghetti with Roasted Butternut Squash
Butternut Squash and Chickpea Curry
Here's a 30-minute meal that beats takeout. Green curry paste (a blend of lemongrass, green chile, and ginger) is the key ingredient in this vegetarian butternut squash recipe. Look for it in Asian markets or the Asian section of your grocery store. Serve it over a steaming bowl of rice.
Butternut Squash Mac and Cheese
Roasted Butternut Squash and Sausage Enchiladas
Give your next Mexican-inspired dinner a fall twist with this oh-so-good roasted butternut squash recipe. You can use purchased enchilada sauce if you're in a time crunch, but we recommend making our quick homemade sauce that only takes about 5 minutes to whip up.
Butternut Squash Shakshuka
Say hello to your new favorite breakfast-for-dinner recipe. The Israeli-inspired dish features a rich tomato sauce dotted with tender chunks of butternut squash. From there, eggs are cooked to your preference right on top. Depending on how much time you have, this easy butternut squash recipe comes together in either your slow cooker or pressure cooker.
Squash and Curried Noodle Soup
Creamy coconut milk balances out the warm curry and turmeric spices in this comforting soup recipe. Use veggie broth to make this a vegan butternut squash recipe. Bonus: it only takes 30 minutes to have this one-pot dinner ready.
Crispy Parmesan-Roasted Butternut Squash
It only takes 3 ingredients (plus a few pantry staples) to pull this butternut squash recipe together. After a quick roast in the oven, you've got a healthy side dish that will have everyone reaching for seconds. To save time, you can buy precut fresh butternut squash.
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Squash and Sausage Shepherd's Pie
Mashed butternut squash with Parmesan tops off our delicious spin on classic shepherd's pie. The extra hint of sweet flavor comes from Italian sausage. Make this dish even more fun by making them in individual casserole dishes so everyone at the table gets their own.
Baked Butternut Squash with Thyme
Salt, butter, thyme, and squash are all it takes to make this baked butternut squash recipe! Slice the roasted butternut squash into individual servings for a showy side dish. For a sweet take, try this delicious roasted butternut squash recipe featuring molasses and cinnamon.
Butternut Bisque with Spicy Pear Salsa
To make this butternut soup recipe hearty enough to serve as the main course, we've added lumps of tender crab meat and some crispy bacon to the pot. Sweet pears are a surprising, yet fitting seasonal addition to the fresh salsa that makes a perfect topper for your bowl.
Butternut Squash Bake
This butternut squash casserole recipe will really dress up a simple dinner when served alongside a slice of meat loaf or roast beef. It combines noodles, shallots, fresh parsley, and two kinds of cheese for irresistibly rich results.
Butternut Squash Soup with Thai Gremolata
With coconut milk, Sriracha sauce, lime juice, and a basil-peanut topper, this amazing butternut squash soup is one you'll have to make every year (if not more). The best part about the Thai-inspired soup is that it easily comes together in your slow cooker.
Curried Cider-Pork Stew
Pappardelle with Butternut Squash and Blue Cheese
New World Turkey and Butternut Squash Chili
Not your ordinary chili recipe, this slow cooker version combines the butternut squash with turkey, corn, cranberries, and jalapeño pepper for a unique taste sensation. It's a butternut squash recipe that really packs fall-favorite flavors into one addicting dish.
Butternut Squash Ravioli Filling
Chicken Butternut Squash Soup
Butternut Squash Gratin
If you're looking for roasted butternut squash recipes that will be the hit of your next family gathering, check this one out. Here, the roasted butternut squash is combined with spinach, cheese, and rich creme fraîche for a surefire winner. Be prepared for everyone to ask for the recipe.
Butternut Squash-Wild Rice Casserole
Winter Squash and Brown Bread Stuffing
In this butternut squash recipe, two types of bread (honey wheat bread and bread with raisins) are tossed with traditional dressing ingredients to create a delicious, seasonal side dish. You can use butternut squash or any other in-season winter squash in this delicious stuffing recipe.
Butternut Squash Pie with Gingersnap Crust
Butternut Squash Soup with Ravioli
It's the extra touches (a hint of cayenne pepper and molasses) that give this vegetarian butternut squash soup so much flavor. And it only takes 30 minutes to make from start to finish! To prepare this soup ahead of time, make the recipe without the ravioli and store up to two months in the freezer.
Butternut Squash Bread Pudding with Bourbon Caramel Sauce
Pickled Butternut Squash
When you have more butternut squash than you can handle, pickling it is a great way to make sure you can utilize that golden fruit while it's in peak condition. Use the same recipe to pickle other winter squash, too. After you've pressure canned the butternut squash, let them sit in your pantry for at least three weeks before enjoying.