Butternut squash is in abundance during the fall and winter and that’s the perfect time to enjoy this delicious and nutritious vegetable. Its mild and nutty taste makes it a versatile veggie to cook and bake with.From salads to soups and from stews to desserts, let this vegetable add a seasonal flavor to your cooking and baking this fall.
Checkout these recipes to inspire you to cook with butternut squash:
Butternut Squash In Soups, Stews And Chili
It’s mild enough to work with meats as well as other vegetables in your recipes. It pairs with hot and zesty as well as sweeter spices to take on different flavor profiles. Pair it with pumpkin or pair it with beans, lentils or even meats.
Butternut Squash Kale And Quinoa Stew Love And Lemons
Simmer this stew in a Dutch oven for a hearty meal of squash, kale and quinoa. Add depth of flavor with garlic, cumin, paprika, red pepper flakes and coriander in a base of vegetable broth and tomatoes. The quinoa and squash cooks to tender perfection while the kale get added shortly before you dish it up. The leftovers are even better the next day!
Instant Pot Cajun Butternut Squash Soup Little Spice Jar
Make easy work of this soup by using your pressure cooker. This tasty soup is full of cajun spices, cream, tomato sauce, chicken broth and butternut squash. Cozy up with some bread and a bowl of this soup on a chilly evening.
Butternut Squash Turkey Chili Hip Foodie Mom
Roast your squash ahead of time to add to this awesome chili. Full of fire roasted tomatoes, black beans, garbanzo beans, ground turkey, onions, garlic, carrots and spices, this chili has it all and then some! Have this hearty chili ready to serve in under an hour.
Butternut Squash In Salads
Fall salads can benefit from using seasonal ingredients such as roasted butternut squash chunks. It pairs beautifully with greens, fruits, vegetables and nuts.
Roasted Butternut Squash Salad Carls Bad Cravings
This colorful salad makes it a perfect holiday dish with its golden squash, red cranberries, white goat cheese crumbles and caramelized pecans sitting on a vibrant bed of greens. Drizzle it with a cranberry vinaigrette and enjoy!
Butternut Squash, Cranberry And Quinoa Salad Little Broken
Quinoa lends a nutty flavor to this salad of roasted butternut squash chunks, dried cranberries, red onion and toasted pumpkin seeds. Dress it with a balsamic, honey and dijon vinaigrette. Delicious!
Butternut Squash, Apple And Cranberry Bake Simply Recipes
Try this warm salad of apple, fresh cranberries and squash. Add a little butter and brown sugar to it and bake. It’s an easy side salad that’s both sweet and savory. It will be perfect for the holidays!
Butternut Squash In Desserts
Squash puree fits in perfectly when it comes to dessert recipes. Add the puree into the batter to make delectable sweet treats like cookies and cupcakes. The fact that you’re hiding a vegetable in a dessert will be our secret!
Butternut Squash Cupcakes The Little Epicurean
Squash puree adds dimension and flavor to these cupcakes. Lightly spiced and frosted with a maple buttercream icing, they’re topped off with a toasted marshmallow.
Spiced Butternut Squash Dessert Bites Unconventional Baker
Sweeten with dates, orange juice and spiced with cardamom, turmeric, and saffron before rolling into dessert bites. Perfect for an afternoon snack!
Oatmeal Butternut Squash Cookies Our Life Tastes Good
Make these cookies for a true autumn flavor experience! These soft and chewy cookies are full of oats, spices and squash puree. They’re awesome straight out of the oven, or take them over the top with a little maple glaze.