40 Butternut Squash Recipes That Prove It's the Most Versatile Vegetable

Soups and salads and pastas, oh my!

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Say hello to fall with these unbelievably good butternut squash recipes. No matter which delectable dish you prepare, these hearty meals will please even the pickiest of eaters!

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Half Baked Harvest
Butternut Squash Cheese Ravioli with Browned Butter Sage Pesto

These homemade raviolis are stuffed with with three cheeses and finished with an autumn-inspired pesto.

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Recipe Runner
Bacon, Brussels Sprouts, and Butternut Squash Pasta

Looking for a healthy dish that still packs plenty of flavor? Behold this comforting meal.

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Cooking Classy
Butternut Squash Pasta Carbonara

Sprinkle perfectly cooked bacon bits on this ultra creamy pasta for the most decadent dish of the season.

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Camille Styles
Pita Tostadas With Butternut Squash

Both meat eaters and vegetable lovers will enjoy this vegetarian meal.

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Little Spice Jar
Stuffed Butternut Squash with Curried Couscous Salad

This healthy recipe would be perfect as a Thanksgiving side dish.

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Peas and Crayons
Honey Roasted Butternut Squash With Cranberries and Feta

This colorful dish combines two Thanksgiving staples with a heavy sprinkling of feta.

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The Recipe Critic
Cheesy Butternut Squash Pasta

Mac and cheese gets a healthy makeover in this easy recipe.

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Host the Toast
Thai Coconut Curry Butternut Squash Soup

Use your or stove top to make this flavorful comfort food.

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Kara Lydon
Butternut Squash Waffles

These healthy waffles are so naturally sweet, you won't even need maple syrup.

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Little Spice Jar
Thai Butternut Squash Curry

Serve this spicy curry with a side of rice for an unbelievably delicious 30-minute dinner.

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Gimme Some Oven
Roasted Butternut Squash, Kale, and Cranberry Cous Cous

Enjoy this cous cous hot or cold—it's great either way.

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Kim's Cravings
Warm Butternut Squash Feta Dip

Serve this delectable dip with chips, crackers, or vegetables for a crowd-pleasing appetizer.

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Minimalist Baker
Butternut Squash Veggie Pizza

This fall-inspired pizza is loaded with fiber from vegetables and chickpeas to help keep you satisfied.

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Damn Delicious
Parmesan Butternut Squash Fries

Finish these baked snacks with a generous drizzle of freshly grated Parmesan cheese.

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Gimme Some Oven
Butternut Squash and Mushroom Tacos

Behold: your new favorite vegetarian taco Tuesday recipe.

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Romulo Yanes
Butternut Squash Soup

For extra flavor, sprinkle crumbled bacon on top.

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Con Poulos
Roasted Butternut Squash and Spinach

Add crunch to this vegetable side dish with sliced almonds.

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Butternut Squash Rigatoni

Sweet squash adds color and seasonal flavor to this creamy, cheesy pasta dish.

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Barley Risotto With Butternut Squash

This twist on risotto uses pearled barley instead of Arborio rice for a healthier dish. Butternut squash and Parmigiano-Reggiano add a rich flavor.

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Brian Woodcock
Butternut Squash and Chicken Chili

Make chili even more perfect for fall by adding this seasonal squash.

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Courtesy of Kristine's Kitchen
Butternut Squash and Pomegranate Kale Salad

Looking for something light, but still want the best fall flavors? Try this salad full of fresh ingredients—the roasted butternut squash is our fave.

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The Live-In Kitchen
Black Bean and Butternut Squash Quesadillas

Add some pureed butternut squash and lots of cheese to your favorite Mexican meal.

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Courtesy of Ambitious Kitchen
Butternut Squash and Black Bean Enchilada Skillet

Buy pre-cubed squash to make this recipe even easier.

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Courtesy of Joyful Healthy Eats
Creamy Butternut Squash Alfredo Pasta

Your go-to Alfredo pasta sauce gets a makeover for fall.

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Courtesy of Katie at the Kitchen Door
Butternut Squash Carbonara with Fried Sage and Caramelized Onions

Just add a glass of wine and you've got the perfect fall dinner.

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Savory Tooth
Butternut Squash Chili

With chipotle peppers, paprika, and garlic, this dish has will give your butternut squash the kick you never knew it needed.

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Courtesy of Cook Eat Paleo
Sausage And Butternut Squash Frittata

You're going to want to eat this dish for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

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Courtesy of Julia's Album
Butternut Squash and Spinach Lasagna

Need a recipe for Meatless Monday? This one is calling our names.

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Black Bean and Butternut Squash Enchilada Casserole

Calling all Mexican food lovers! This casserole is full of spicy goodness.

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Courtesy of My Food & Happiness
Mediterranean Quinoa-Stuffed Butternut Squash

This simple dinner recipe couldn't be easier to pull off.

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