‘Tis the season for enjoying winter squash! There are countless ways to fall in love with butternut squash, but we’ve rounded up 15 of our favorite recipes so you can savor one of the cold weather’s most delicious gifts all season long.
Butternut Squash Risotto
Who knew healthy risotto could be this rich? Served with a handful of fresh sage leaves, this creamy side dish is well worth the effort.
One-Pan Baked Salmon with Butternut Squash and Tomatoes
Cubed butternut squash and cherry tomatoes perfectly accompany a bright, juicy salmon filet.
Black Bean and Butternut Squash Quinoa Wraps
Sweet roasted squash melds beautifully with TexMex flavors in this healthy wrap. Serve with a dollop of sour cream and hot sauce for a delicious kick!
Curry and Turmeric Roasted Squash
Dress up your winter squash with bright turmeric and curry powder for the perfect accompaniment to any dish.
Jalapeno Butternut Mac & Cheese
Whole grain macaroni gets dressed with cheddar cheese and squash, then studded with jalapeño for a spicy twist on a classic.
Mixed Greens and Roasted Butternut Squash Salad
A simple salad becomes a thing of beauty when tossed with seasonal staples – squash and crisp apples – and then topped with Gouda and a homemade apple cider vinaigrette.
Quinoa with Roasted Butternut Squash and Cranberries
Serve this colorful dish as a side, or top it with goat cheese to enjoy as a main course!
Butternut Squash Soufflé
The flavors of cinnamon and nutmeg transform butternut squash’s creamy texture into a decadent dish while a brown sugar and oat cereal topping add irresistible crunch.
Browned Butter Smashed Potatoes with Butternut Squash
This creamy take on mashed potatoes is so much more than a delicious side—it contains a whopping 1,046 mg potassium!
Butternut Squash Filled with Spinach and Ricotta
For this recipe, be sure to choose a squash with ample cavity for filling with a mouthwatering cheese, ricotta and spinach mixture!
Butternut Squash-White Bean Stew
We highly recommend serving a melty grilled cheese alongside this hearty stew for the ultimate in comfort food!
Dreamy Salad with Squash
Toasty pumpkin and sunflower seeds lend this fall salad a satisfying crunch. Take the texture to the next level by topping with a creamy squash and avocado puree!
Mayan Hot Chocolate with Butternut Squash
Squash lends this creamy sip plenty of beta carotene, so you can indulge without the guilt!
Butternut Squash and Cheese Panade
Artisan bread, sweet onions and squash make a delicious vehicle for fresh sage, thyme and creamy gruyere in this wholesome dish.
Butternut Squash Soup with Apple Bruschetta
Creamy soup just isn’t the same without crisp bruschetta for dipping!
Roasted Winter Squash with Cornbread Stuffing
Nuts, fruit and traditional dressing ingredients are stuffed into a squash for a killer combo.
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