Butternut Squash Recipes

Turn in-season butternut squash into a salad, soup or pasta dish with one of our top recipes from your favorite Food Network stars.

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Roasted Butternut Squash Salad with Warm Cider Vinaigrette

Ina Garten drizzles squash with maple syrup before roasting, then serves it over a bed of arugula and just enough vinaigrette to moisten before tossing.

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Butternut Squash and Kale Stir Fry

Tender cubes of chile-spiced butternut squash make the perfect addition to Ree Drummond's buttery kale stir-fry.

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Butternut Squash Soup with Chipotle Cream

Make Marcella Valladolid's creamy and silky soup that has a surprising smoky twist of chipotle flavor.

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Beef and Butternut Squash Stew

A stew of browned beef and plenty of butternut squash gets Italian touches from Giada De Laurentiis, who adds in Marsala wine and sun-dried tomatoes. 

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Butternut Squash Risotto

This entire dish is made in a pressure cooker, making for an easy dinner that requires little cleanup.

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Caramelized Butternut Squash

Roast butternut squash with brown sugar to get it really caramelized for one of Ina's favorite vegetable sides.

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Vegan Wild-Rice-Stuffed Butternut Squash

This impressive autumn-inspired dish can be served as a main course for vegan and vegetarian eaters or can be enjoyed by everyone at the table as a side dish. The small amount of curry powder gives the squash a nice warmth and depth.

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Pork with Squash and Apples

Toss squash with apples, onion, garlic, honey mustard and rosemary, then bake until tender. Serve with skillet-cooked pork.

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Butternut Squash Tortellini with Brown Butter Sauce

Make homemade tortellini with wonton skins, or use store-bought, and serve with a topping of brown butter, sage and walnuts.

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Gnocchi With Squash and Kale

Cook squash and kale with gnocchi for a creamy and hearty pasta dish.

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Penne with Butternut Squash

Buy diced, peeled butternut squash to cut down on prep time for this pasta that's even heartier when made with whole-wheat or multigrain penne.

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Squash, Manchego and Balsamic-Onion Grilled Cheese

Jeff Mauro adds thickly cut butternut squash to his gooey Manchego sandwiches.

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Butternut Squash Frittata

This savory frittata is perfect for brunch. Chorizo, bell peppers and squash give this egg dish a hearty flavor that is balanced by a side of peppery arugula salad.

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Butternut Squash, Apple, and Onion Galette with Stilton

Squash and apples come together in this freeform tart that is topped with melted, salty blue cheese.

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