Looking for the best butternut squash recipes? Well then you are in the right place. Butternut squash is my favourite fall vegetable to cook with in the cooler months. Hands down. It's just so warm and comforting and makes any dish feel cozy. Plus, there is literally nothing that you cannot make with this veggie. Today, I am sharing my 20 most popular and best easy butternut squash recipes, from soups and salads, to side dishes and mains, to tarts and dessert. So if you are looking for "what to make with butternut squash", I've got you covered.
Best Butternut Squash Recipes
This roasted butternut squash soup is the most popular soup on Pinterest, and for good reason. It is a bowl of comfort that just sums up the taste of the holidays in one spoon. Serve some homemade ciabatta rolls on the side.
Watch the 1-minute recipe video below and see how easy it is to make roasted butternut squash soup.
Healthy, hearty and wholesome butternut squash with wild rice and mushrooms is an easy cozy vegetarian dinner or side dish for fall. It pairs so nicely with a juicy roasted turkey breast and nutty green beans.
One pan roasted harvest vegetables with butternut squash, brussels sprouts and baby potatoes is the best fall side dish. So easy to prep in just minutes. Add this classic side to your Thanksgiving dinner menu.
Butternut squash mac and cheese is a flavorful and delicious fall twist on a classic, with a rich and creamy sauce that is secretly loaded with veggies.
Roasted butternut squash is the easiest vegan side dish you need this fall. It has a ton of flavour with just a few simple pantry staples. I like to serve this alongside a whole roast chicken and mashed potatoes.
Fall harvest salad with roasted butternut squash and apple is the only salad recipe you need this fall or winter. It's healthy, wholesome, and nourishing.
Mashed butternut squash is the perfect side dish for fall — creamy, smooth, and delicious, with the perfect balance between sweet and savory fall flavors.
Butternut squash curry with chickpeas is a rich hearty one pot meal that will satisfy your fall comfort food cravings. Great for weeknight family dinners.
Creamy roasted butternut squash and cauliflower soup has all the fall feels and is vegan and gluten-free. Plus, it's super easy to make in a sheet pan. Serve it with some green onion dinner rolls or pumpkin dinner rolls on the side.
If you like traditional carbonara, you are going to love creamy butternut squash carbonara pasta with Parmesan, bacon and sage. The best fall comfort food. Don't forget some crusty no knead bread to soak up all that delicious pasta sauce.
Quick and easy butternut squash quesadillas with chicken and kale is the best fall weeknight meal. It's flavourful, so cheesy, and has the perfect crunch. Plus, the combination of butternut squash and kale together is just meant to be.
Make creamy pumpkin hummus in under 5 minutes with a few pantry staples including canned pumpkin. It's the best healthy and delicious fall snack or appy. Plus, easily switch the pumpkin for butternut squash puree. Serve with homemade pita bread or crackers.
Instant pot butternut squash soup is the perfect fall dish to cook in your pressure cooker — warm, cozy, comforting, and creamy. Make in 15 minutes.
Butternut squash salad is a light meal that's loaded with fall flavors — roasted butternut squash, baby kale, walnuts, dried cranberries, and feta.
Butternut squash lasagna is a delicious, warm and cozy vegetarian lasagna to make this fall when the your family is craving major comfort food this fall.
Warm yourself up this fall with a big bowl of comforting pumpkin chickpea coconut curry with cashews. Easily substitute the pumpkin in this vegan and gluten-free recipe for butternut squash. Serve it with a side of easy coconut rice.
Air fryer butternut squash is a healthy side dish that is crispy on the outside and soft inside. It's faster than roasting in the oven and needs less oil.
Move over pumpkin, there is a new loaf in town. Butternut squash "pumpkin" bread is moist and flavourful, and brings the pumpkin spice season to your home. Make it extra festive and serve with a side of non-alcoholic eggnog.
Another variation on butternut squash soup, this quick and easy 30-minute butternut squash soup is simple yet packed with flavour, is naturally vegan and gluten-free, and can be made ahead of time. Serve it with some toasted sourdough bread.
This butternut squash galette (free-form tart) is the perfect meal any time of day. Serve it with some scrambled eggs for breakfast or alongside a big winter kale salad with apple cider vinaigrette for lunch or dinner.
Here is another delicious soup -- butternut squash and apple soup with toasted croutons. It’s got sweetness from apple and carrots, a kick from onions and curry powder, and it’s just all around comfort food... without the guilt.
Take the stress out of entertaining with this easy, one-pan maple roasted brussels sprouts and butternut squash side dish, filled with flavour in every bite. Serve it with skillet chicken thighs for a complete meal.
Coconut curry pumpkin soup is a bowl of comfort with a kick. This soup comes together in less than 30 minutes using a handful of ingredients! AND easily substitute the pumpkin in the recipe for butternut squash, you won't even know the difference.
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Browse the top 20 most popular butternut squash recipes from soups, salads, side dishes, mains, and dessert, there are so many ways to cook with squash.
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- Make ahead. Many of these recipes are super easy to make ahead ahead and stores easily in the fridge or freezer. Plan ahead and prep the ingredients in advance, if possible. This will be a life-saver if you are entertaining a crowd. So whether that means chopping up vegetables or mixing ingredients together, it's makes things go a lot more smoothly and quicker when you are cooking. You can store all your prepared ingredients in airtight containers in the refrigerator.
- Prep Time: 15 minutes
- Cook Time: 30 minutes
- Category: Side Dish
- Method: Oven
- Cuisine: American
- Calories: 100
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