Butternut Squash

Butternut squash is great cooked and served with a little butter and salt. But it becomes something special when served in a soup (Chicken Butternut Squash Soup), as a salad (Butternut Squash Salad), or as the main dish (Butternut Squash Lasagna).

How to Cook Butternut Squash

Butternut squash, that staple of autumn cooking, lends itself to any number of cooking methods. If you're looking for a recipe for how to cook butternut squash that is both easy to prepare and out-of-this-world delicious, try this roasted version. Roasting the squash intensifies its flavors and highlights the buttery, nutty undertones that give this large winter squash its name.

How to Roast Butternut Squash

When you discover how to roast butternut squash, you will experience the official flavor of fall--sweet, earthy, and delicious.

How to Cut Butternut Squash

Fall is the perfect time of year for a new recipe on how to cook butternut squash. Summer is ruled by yellow squash and zucchini, but come fall and early winter, the sweet, rich, dense squashes rule -- butternut, acorn, delicata, Hubbard, kabocha, and more. But the most versatile and widely available is the beloved butternut, that bell-shaped, beige-skinned squash with bright orange flesh.

Weeknight Honey-Orange Chicken with Butternut Squash

Better Homes and Gardens

Prep this slow cooker recipe in the morning and have a delicious and healthful dinner ready when you get home from work. The flavors of ginger and soy sauce make this chicken dish even better than takeout.

Butternut Squash Mac and Cheese

Better Homes and Gardens

Soy-Glazed Squash

Better Homes and Gardens

An Asian style sauce coats these low calorie roasted squash appetizers.

Fall Butternut Squash Risotto

Family Circle

Creamy risotto is taken up a notch with the addition of butternut squash. You can use acorn or kaboucha squash instead, if that's what's available at your market.

Maple-Glazed Squash with Pancetta

Better Homes and Gardens

Try this sweet and savory side, which features the Italian cured ham known as pancetta, for a holiday meal. Or, alongside a green salad, it can become a delicious main dish.

Curried Butternut Squash Soup

Better Homes and Gardens

Try this thick and velvety smooth soup recipe that combines butternut squash, curry, and unsweetened coconut milk.

Squash Risotto

Better Homes and Gardens

The traditional Italian technique to produce a creamy consistency in this vegetable risotto is to repeatedly add liquid slowly to the rice and stir until it is absorbed.

Total: 50 mins

Butternut Squash Maple Bacon Casserole

Better Homes and Gardens

Squash, maple syrup, bacon, and caramelized onions combine to make this casserole a fall favorite. Try it for a holiday or alongside roasted chicken and greens.

Texas Beef with Butternut Squash

Diabetic Living

Talk about a stick-to-your-ribs dinner! Using the slow cooker saves time and guarantees that the beef roast is fork tender. Serve with a big slice of Texas toast or cornbread to soak up the delicious juices.

Butternut Squash Salad

Better Homes and Gardens

Orange squash and crunchy apples make this a festive side salad for fall.

Barley Risotto with Butternut Squash

Diabetic Living

Filled with fiber for long-lasting energy and a dose of heart-healthy whole grains, this risotto would be at home on a holiday table or served as a satisfying weeknight supper.

Butternut Squash Gratin

Better Homes and Gardens

This rich tasting vegetable casserole recipe is made with half-and-half and creme fraiche.

Chicken with Squash-Barley Pilaf

Diabetic Living

Squash, apple, and pumpkin seeds pair with chicken for this fall-favorite dinner. No barley? Try whole-wheat couscous or quinoa instead.

Total: 45 mins
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