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Our Favorite Butternut Squash Recipes to Make This Season

by Contributing Author

You already know I’m obsessed with pumpkins this time of year. From enchiladas to cookies, he’s one of my favorite vegetables to use in cooking all fall and winter. But it’s time to talk about butternut squash, pumpkin’s gorgeous twin sister.

One of the main reasons I’m so excited about this season is because there are so many comforting and delicious ways to prepare butternut squash.In fact I have over 20 butternut squash recipe It happens to be some of my favorite recipes on the blog.

Just like pumpkin and sweet potatoes, butternut squash can be used in sweet and savory recipes. Not only is butternut squash delicious roasted as is, but it’s also a great addition to soups, salads, enchiladas, and even baked goods like muffins.

Did you know we have an amazing butternut squash smoothie recipe? Honey, this ingredient really can do it all. Scroll down, pick your seasonal favorite and enjoy!

Fall in love with butternut squash

Butternut squash is one of my favorite fall and winter vegetables to cook with. In addition to being delicious, it also has the following characteristics:

  • Rich in fiber, vitamins C and E, and antioxidants such as beta-carotene
  • It is very versatile and can be used in both sweet and savory recipes and has many different cooking methods.
  • Easy to substitute with sweet potato, pumpkin, etc.

How to prepare butternut squash

Because of their size and shape, butternut squash can be difficult to cut and prepare in recipes. That’s why we’ve put together a quick step-by-step tutorial for peeling and cutting butternut squash here. Here are all the tips and tricks for safely peeling, dicing, and pureing vegetables to use in your favorite dishes.

Want it roasted? Check out this guide for the easiest way to roast butternut squash!

soups, stews, salads

butternut squash green chili chicken soup

Winter Butternut Squash Brussels Sprouts Caesar Salad

Vegan White Bean and Roasted Butternut Squash Soup

Healing Curry Butternut Squash Lentil Soup (with slow cooker option!)

Winter Roasted Butternut Squash Black Lentil Salad with Grapes and Arugula

Butternut squash and kale salad with pomegranate, toasted almonds and goat cheese

Maple Butternut Squash + Apple Soup

Chai Butternut Squash Muffins take a sip of

butternut squash for breakfast

Chai flavored butternut squash smoothie

butternut squash bacon spinach quiche

Chai Butternut Squash Muffin with Salted Honey Glaze

Queso dipping chips into a bowl of vegan butternut squash

easy snacks and sides

Vegan Jalapeno Butternut Squash Queso

Balsamic herb sheet bread roasted vegetables

Spicy Maple Roasted Butternut Squash and Brussels Sprouts with Crispy Bacon

Amazing roasted vegetables with parmesan cheese, olive oil and garlic

Butternut squash quinoa pate with cranberry orange sauce

Garlic Chili Maple Roasted Butternut Squash and Brussels Sprouts with Pomegranate + Gorgonzola

Healthy butternut squash sweet potato casserole with almond oat crumble

broccoli cheddar chicken couscous in an earthenware pot

cozy main dish

Roasted Butternut Squash Broccoli Cheddar Chicken Couscous

Butternut squash lasagna with cozy roasted vegetables

Twice Baked Butternut Squash

Moroccan spice stew with butternut squash, chickpeas and lentils

Butternut squash, chicken and wild rice casserole

Vegan Butternut Squash Black Bean Enchiladas Jalapeno Cashews with Crema

Creamy Roasted Butternut Squash Pasta with Peas (Vegan & Gluten Free!)

Vegan butternut squash lasagna with garlic tahini tofu cream

Spicy Butternut Squash Black Bean Enchiladas with Chipotle Greek Yogurt Sauce

Butternut Squash and Black Bean Enchiladas Skillet

We hope you like these amazing butternut squash recipes. If you make one, be sure to leave a comment and a rating. That way we’ll know how you liked it.

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