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    The 25 BEST Butternut Squash Recipes

    Butternut Squash Recipes… The ones we look forward to when Fall is around the corner. The market is suddenly full of fresh and plump squash. There is so much you can do with them. Today we will talk about Butternut Squash.

    So many of you like that buttery and creamy, melt in your mouth sweet taste of butternut squash. We decided to compile this Butternut Squash Recipes list that is going to be your go to list this coming Fall. It doesn’t only tell you how to roast them, but has some great recipes like different ways to stuff them, soup them, casserole them, gratin them or make chilies and pastas.

    Take a look at all these delicious and gorgeous looking recipes and try playing with your favorite squash… Butternut squash!!

    The 25 BEST Butternut Squash Recipes.

    1. Butternut Squash Blossom

    We are starting this list with one stunning looking dish. This gorgeous Butternut Squash Blossom will be the new star on your Thanksgiving or Christmas spread. Not only will it be the prettiest dish on the table, the flavors are absolutely amazing (and, it has bacon!).

    Get the Recipe

    2. Thai Butternut Squash Soup

    Now don’t you want to slurp this deliciousness away in no time? It’s gorgeous and delicious. This creamy, coconut milk based Thai inspired soup is the way to go if you like squash and Thai food. Top it with crunchy peanuts and fresh cilantro and you have one cozy bowl to cuddle up to.

    Get the Recipe @ cookingclassy

    3. Sausage Stuffed Butternut Squash

    You’ve got to try this recipe when squash is in season, especially during holidays. This roasted stuffed butternut squash is perfect for your Thanksgiving table. It’s stuffed with sausage, onions, garlic, kale, cranberries, pecans and apples and seasoned well with herbs. Such a crowd pleaser!!

    Get the Recipe @ paleorunningmomma

    4. Roasted Butternut Squash

    This one is super easy to whip up. All you are doing is cutting the butternut squash into cubes, tossing it with maple syrup, cinnamon and rosemary along with some olive oil and baking it. It’s absolutely delicious, tender and caramelized to perfection… Yumm.

    Get the Recipe @ wellplated

    5. Slow Cooker Butternut Squash Chili

    How about just 20 minute hands on prep time and let the crockpot cook for you tonight? This delicious and hearty chili is full of tender butternut squash, ground turnkey, black beans and kidney beans along with bell peppers. It’s a MUST for chilly winter nights.

    Get the Recipe @ damndelicious

    6. Butternut Squash Fritters

    If you like fritters and are wondering what fritters you can make during winter time, here they are… Butternut squash fritters. They are quick and easy with just 5 simple ingredients. Oh, and they are super addictive.

    Get the Recipe @ justataste

    7. Parmesan Butternut Squash Gratin

    This Butternut Squash Gratin is a perfect side dish for the upcoming holidays. Here, squash slices get sprinkled generously with panko, parmesan, garlic and herbs and baked till tender. Everyone is going to love this quash dish and polish it off in no time.

    Get the Recipe @ cookingclassy

    8. Italian Sausage Butternut Squash Soup

    Now imagine a bowl of spicy Italian sausage along with white beans and tomatoes in as pureed butternut squash based soup. It’s going to be very, very delicious and rich and creamy in every single spoon. You are going to come back for seconds.

    Get the Recipe @ easyweeknightrecipes

    9. Butternut Squash Pasta

    Have you ever thought tossing your spaghetti noodles in a creamy butternut squash sauce? How brilliant and tasty is that!! Oh, and don’t forget to top it up with some crunchy bacon.

    Get the Recipe @ dinneratthezoo

    10. Moroccan Butternut Squash, Chickpea & Lentil Stew

    Looking for some meatless, yet hearty meal for some cold night? Try this Moroccan stew with tender butternut squash along with chickpeas and lentils with all exotic spices. Goes so well over a bowl of rice or even with some naan bread.

    Get the Recipe @ ambitiouskitchen

    11. Butternut Squash Salad

    How about creating a beautiful and tasty salad out of butternut squash? This salad is full of colors, textures and flavors. Spiced, roasted butternut squash gets the company of pomegranates, goat cheese and spring mix and then all get drizzled with tasty cumin-date dressing. Simply delicious.

    Get the Recipe @ loveandlemons

    12. Creamy Orzo Pasta with Roasted Butternut Squash

    Simple pasta taken up notch with a simple fall favorite ingredient… your favorite butternut squash. This is a great one pot meal option for meatless night, or you can pair this one any of your chicken dishes. This creamy orzo pasta gets mixed in with roasted butternut squash, kale, parmesan cheese and fresh sage.

    Get the Recipe @ vikalinka

    13. Butternut Squash Mac & Cheese

    For all the butternut squash and mac and cheese lovers… This is your dream come true. Seriously, mac and cheese made with butternut squash puree is simply brilliant. Creamy, rich and super delicious.

    Get the Recipe @ damndelicious

    14. Thanksgiving Kale Salad

    Add some color and freshness to your Thanksgiving spread with this delicious kale salad. The wide array of flavors combine for a salad that tastes as beautiful as it looks.

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    15. Butternut Squash Chicken & Wild Rice Casserole

    Casseroles are great one pot meals that pack proteins, veggies and carb in one place. This sweet and savory casserole is made with yummy butternut squash, chicken and wild rice sprinkled with cranberries and plenty of parmesan cheese. All these flavors mingle together deliciously.

    Get the Recipe @ ambitiouskitchen

    16. Thai Butternut Squash Curry with Chickpeas

    This Thai inspired curry is a BIG flavor bomb in a bowl. Healthy can be super tasty. Made up with all healthy ingredients like butternut squash, chickpeas, carrots, kale or spinach with bold Thai flavors, you will love to have this bowl in your life for all your meatless nights.

    Get the Recipe @ rainbowplantlife

    17. Butternut Squash Pudding

    How about some Butternut squash pudding instead of pumpkin pie this Thanksgiving? This vegan butternut squash pudding is creamy and delicious. It’s a breeze to whip it up, too. Just roast the squash, blend and chill. Top it with any of your favorite toppings like toasted pecans, granola or chocolate shavings.

    Get the Recipe @ loveandlemons

    18. Twice Baked Butternut Squash

    Looking for some new delicious holiday side dish? Try this twice baked butternut squash. It has all the flavors of perfectly baked butternut squash with Greek yogurt, parmesan cheese, bacon and salted maple pecans.

    Get the Recipe @ ambitiouskitchen

    19. Black Bean & Butternut Squash Casserole

    This Black Bean and Butternut Squash Casserole is for you if you like Mexican food. It’s loaded with veggies and black beans and corn tortillas and jam packed with all your favorite Mexican flavors. Perfect for weeknight dinners.

    Get the Recipe @ juliasalbum

    20. Garlic Butter Parmesan Baked Butternut Squash

    Another easy yet great side dish for your holiday table. These melt in your mouth garlic butter parmesan butternut squash has tons of flavors, as they are roasted with olive oil, smashed garlic and fresh sage. Serve with a hint of lemon juice and there will be so many flavors going on in every single bite.

    Get the Recipe @ eatwell101

    21. Butternut Squash Fries

    Craving some French fries? How about butternut squash fries? Bake these healthy, tasty fries with only a few ingredients and they’re ready in 45 minutes. You will keep in coming back to these fries every time you have some squash on hand.

    Get the Recipe @ openfit

    22. Roast Butternut Squash & Feta Couscous

    This roasted butternut squash and couscous casserole with feta is absolutely delicious. Super simple and very easy to whip up for your fall weeknight meatless nights. Salty feta goes so well with sweet, tender, caramelized butternut squash. Couscous makes it a complete one pot meal.

    Get the Recipe @ daisiesandpie

    23. Butternut Squash Bacon Spinach Quiche

    If you haver some roasted butternut squash, you have one great breakfast or brunch. This crustless butternut squash quiche needs just a few ingredients, but it’s jampacked with flavors. Bacon, spinach, eggs and cheese along with roasted butternut squash and you can start your day with one hearty meal.

    Get the Recipe @ ambitiouskitchen

    24. Creamy Butternut Squash Pasta with Sausage and Spinach

    This colorful and flavorful creamy butternut squash pasta is a MUST this fall season. It’s packed with flavors from sausage and spinach along with butternut squash in a creamy pasta sauce. Try it, you are going to love this one.

    Get the Recipe @ juliasalbum

    25. Cheesy Butternut Squash Bowl with Shrimp

    This is a complete and delicious meal with cheesy butternut squash rice bowl, topped with sautéed shrimp. It’s healthy, super easy to make and a delicious way to use that butternut squash in your kitchen.

    Get the Recipe @ walderwellness

    Well, all you Butternut Squash lovers, what you think? Aren’t all these recipes absolutely great to have together in one place?

    Save this post for all your Fall time eating by either pinning or bookmarking it so it’s just a click away. Let us know if you try any, and which one becomes your favorite recipe. Have fun…

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    The 25 BEST Ways to Cook Butternut Squash

    This great collection of Butternut Squash Recipes will show you plenty of tasty new ways to cook your favorite fall gourd!


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      • Love these creative ways to use butternut squash! They definitely take advantage of that creamy smooth texture of squash. That Mac ‘n cheese is genius! Thank you

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