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).

Barley Risotto with Butternut Squash

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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

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

Butternut Squash Maple Bacon Casserole

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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

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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

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

Maple-Glazed Squash with Pancetta

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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

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

Squash Risotto

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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 Mac and Cheese

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Weeknight Honey-Orange Chicken with Butternut Squash

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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.

Soy-Glazed Squash

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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.

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

Brown Sugar-Butternut Squash Tart

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Squash, Corn, and Barley Succotash

Diabetic Living

Whether as a side for a holiday meal or a simple main dish, this recipe is filled with flavor and filling fiber. Try vegetable broth instead of chicken to make it vegetarian.

Total: 1 hr

Creamy Butternut Squash Dip


Think of this vegetarian bean dip as butternut squash-flavored hummus.

Total: 1 hr 15 mins
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