If you’re looking for filling recipes that are still low-carb and healthy, these butternut squash recipes are exactly what you need. All of the fall squashes are piling up at the grocery store, and we love cooking with them the entire season. A basic butternut squash concoction would just be the roasted option, but if you’re feeling creative, try one of the more interesting recipes like a vegan mac and “cheese” sauce.
The most important thing to know about butternut squash is, it’s hard to cut. So purchase it pre-cut or microwave it for a few minutes before prepping it. Our foolproof process is:
- Place the butternut squash on the side on a cutting board with a grip on the bottom.
- Use a very SHARP chef’s knife(this is key) to slice off the top 1/2-inch of the squash and step. Slice off the bottom 1/2-inch of the squash too. Throw away these pieces.
- If your recipe calls for a peeled squash, use a vegetable peeler get the skin off of the squash.
- Make several large slits in the squash. If you’re stuffing it, make the cuts like a dotted line to mimic a slice down the half of the squash.
- Microwave for 3-5 minutes to soften it a bit. Let cool.
- Carefully cut, core and slice the butternut squash however you need it.
Curried Butternut Squash Soup with Garlic Crostini via An Unblurred Lady
Jumbo Butternut Squash Ravioli with Kale Pesto via Pinch of Yum
Creamy Butternut Squash Alla Vodka Pasta via Half Baked Harvest
Chipotle-Roasted Butternut Squash Tacos via Dishing Out Health
Simple 5-ingredient Butternut Squash Soup via The Pioneer Woman
Vegan Butternut Squash Curry with Spinach via Healthy Nibbles
Butternut Squash and Spinach Lasagna via Julia’s Album
Roasted Butternut Squash Curry via Grateful Grazer
Fall Harvest Roasted Butternut Squash and Pomegranate Salad via Half Baked Harvest
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Butternut Squash Mac and Cheese via Gimme Some Oven
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Mashed Butternut Squash via Spend with Pennies
Three Sisters Butternut Squash Chili via A Spicy Perspective
Vegan Stuffed Butternut Squash with Black Beans and Quinoa | Gluten-Free via Keeping the Peas
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Butternut Squash Pasta Sauce via The Cook Report
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Baked Garlic Butter Parmesan Butternut Squash via Eat Well 101
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Creamed spinach stuffed butternut squash via Simply Delicious Food
Thai Butternut Squash Chickpea Curry via Rainbow Plant Life
Roasted Butternut Squash Recipe via Carlsbad Cravings
Simple Caramelized Butternut Squash and Kale Florentine Lasagna via Half Baked Harvest
Cinnamon Roasted Butternut Squash via Well Plated
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