13 Butternut Squash Recipes To Try This Fall

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It’s the season of pumpkin spice and apple cider, but don’t forget about butternut squash. This squash has a mildly sweet and nutty flavor that works well in both savory and sweet recipes. Plus it can be roasted, mashed, or pureed to give you a different texture every time. Here are thirteen recipes to get all the butternut squash deliciousness this autumn.

1. Butternut Squash Casserole

Butternut Squash Casserole in a casserole dish on a wooden surface.
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Butternut Squash Casserole is a lighter alternative to sweet potato casserole, but it’s just as comforting and delicious. It’s sweet and crunchy on top, and smooth and creamy on the bottom, making it the perfect side dish for just about any main course.

2. Butternut Squash Slices

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Roasted butternut squash slices are a simple and delicious side dish. They can be made quickly and easily and can complement a variety of main dishes.

3. Butternut Squash Lasagna

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This Butternut Squash Lasagna is plant-based, creamy, and totally delicious for fall. Serve with a green salad and some garlic bread.

4. Butternut Squash Risotto

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Butternut Squash Risotto is a decadent side dish that can also be enjoyed as a main course for those who are vegetarian.

5. Butternut Squash Soup

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This delicious Butternut Squash Soup has incredible flavor using only simple, honest ingredients.

6. Butternut Squash Muffins

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These wholesome Butternut Squash Muffins are perfect for breakfast with a cup of coffee or as a snack on the go.

7. Cinnamon Butternut Squash Fries

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Cinnamon Butternut Squash Fries are just as good as they sound. They have a delectable flavor that makes you want more and more and more.

8. Butternut Squash Pasta Sauce

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Love pasta? This Butternut Squash Pasta Sauce can give you a deliciously different pasta dinner tonight.

9. Butternut Squash Quinoa

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Butternut Squash Quinoa is a great blend of complete-protein quinoa and the fall flavors of butternut squash.

10. Southwestern Butternut Squash Soup

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If you like southwestern flavors, try this Southwestern Butternut Squash Soup. It’s a great option for an autumn dinner.

11. Chicken Stew Recipe With Butternut Squash

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If you’re in the mood for stew, this Chicken Stew Recipe With Butternut Squash would be a yummy option for dinner tonight.

12. Herb Baked Butternut Squash

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This Herb Baked Butternut Squash makes either a great side dish or a wonderfully healthy and delicious midday snack.

13. Cranberry Butternut Bake

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Cranberries will be plentiful very soon. Enjoy some of this Cranberry Butternut Bake as a side dish to chicken, pork, or beef.

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While You’re Cooking, Prep Breakfast For Tomorrow Too. It Only Takes 5 Minutes!

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Prepping overnight oats the night before is a fantastic way to ensure that your morning runs smoothly. These delicious oatmeal recipes are prepped in just 5 minutes. In fact, you can even make homemade oatmeal packets with these recipes, so all you have to do is grab a packet and get it in the fridge.

This originally appeared on The Gracious Pantry.

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