Butternut squash is one of my favorite things on this planet. You can add it to savory dishes or sweet. Alone of as an ingredient. & it is so affordable this time of year! What’s not to love? Plus, you can store them at home for weeks before you figure out what recipe to use… unlike other unforgiving veggies or fruits. Being pregnant at the moment- anything convenient reigns! Keep reading to check out 10 recipes you’ll LOVE to add to your butternut squash index!
I really wanted to make this list something everyone could enjoy- so you’ll find lots of options! Some are super quick & effortless & a few take more care but turn out looking spectacular! I also opted to include some vegan, gluten free, & low carb options as well!
First up- one of my own recipes! This is something I recreate annually because it is so simple & lets me dress up my lunches throughout the week. This is my recipe for Curried Butternut Soup with Topping Ideas! This is the EASIEST recipe on the list!
This Asian-Inspired Butternut Squash Noodle Bowl with Tofu is a fun twist on a trendy idea! Bowls are all the rage & this particular recipe is great for using up butternut leftovers as well!
If you love couscous like I do- then this Healthy Vegetarian Stuffed Butternut Squash with Couscous & Vegetables recipe will draw you right in! It is super simple with minimal ingredients but she also suggests a grain alternative I might try!
One of my very favorite ways to enjoy butternut squash is with pasta! I’ve made it tons of way- but I have my eye on this Butternut Squash, Zucchini, & Spinach Lasagna! She gives TONS of tips to make this dish suit everyone! Yum!
You guys know how much I love Thai food- so this Thai Pumpkin and Coconut Soup is definitely on my list! All you need to do is sub out the pumpkin which is an even swap!
Interested in something that leans a bit more salad? This Black-Eyed Peas Salad with Roasted Butternut Squash and Goat Cheese recipe might do the trick! The flavors are healthy with a richness.
Another easy recipe is this one for Instant Pot Butternut Squash Soup! I use my Instant Pot ALL THE TIME including to cook my squash so this is a great time saver!
Something that has really been eye-catching for me lately? tarts! Check out this recipe for a Gluten-Free Maple Ginger Butternut Squash Tart! Isn’t it a showstopper visually?
One of the most underrated sides for Thanksgiving is stuffing- & this looks like a delicious twist! This is a recipe for Baked Butternut Squash with Italian Sausage Stuffing which looks absolutely delicious…& honestly not too hard to throw together myself on a chilly night!
& last but not least- one of my favorite traditional ways to enjoy squash! This basic recipe for Rosemary Roasted Butternut Squash is super simple but has all the warm, roasted flavors of the season!