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).
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.
When you discover how to roast butternut squash, you will experience the official flavor of fall--sweet, earthy, and delicious.
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.
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.
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.
Orange squash and crunchy apples make this a festive side salad for fall.
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.
An Asian style sauce coats these low calorie roasted squash appetizers.
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.
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.
Try this thick and velvety smooth soup recipe that combines butternut squash, curry, and unsweetened coconut milk.
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.
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.
This rich tasting vegetable casserole recipe is made with half-and-half and creme fraiche.
Squash, apple, and pumpkin seeds pair with chicken for this fall-favorite dinner. No barley? Try whole-wheat couscous or quinoa instead.