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8 of Our Best Butternut Squash Recipes

Updated August 31, 2023

Butternut squash is one of the most popular winter squash varieties. During the fall and winter seasons, this sweet and nutty-tasting squash is available in abundance in our supermarkets. If you've picked up a squash or two, and have no idea what to do with it, then you're going to love this collection of easy butternut squash recipes. This veggie can be baked, steamed, simmered, name it! From a classic butternut squash soup to a surprising butternut squash casserole, you're going to love these easy and tasty ideas! 

Butternut Squash Lasagna

Our creamy Butternut Squash Lasagna is a super casserole for autumn, and it also provides a great vegetarian main dish option for your Thanksgiving or holiday meal. Everyone will be impressed by this delicious take take on lasagna! 

Butternut Squash Roll

Make this the year you "roll out" a showstopping dessert that no one will forget! Our recipe for Butternut Squash Roll looks like something you picked up at a fancy bakery, but is actually easy to make. Filled with cream cheese and spices, this is a dessert they'll all "fall" over for!

Harvest Cake

Bringing in the harvest was never this scrumptious...until now! This simple autumn dessert brings together the best flavors of the season (including butternut squash!) for a Harvest Cake you won't soon forget.

Butternut Squash Soup

Warm and creamy, this Butternut Squash Soup is comfort in a bowl. And 'cause we start with frozen squash, it couldn't be easier! This is always one of the most popular butternut squash recipes. 

Butternut Squash Fritters

If you're tired of serving the same ol' side dishes every fall, then you've got to give our Butternut Squash Fritters a try. Fried until golden and crispy, there's no way anyone can resist having one...or two. And they're even better if you drizzle a little syrup over them!

Butternut Squash Mash

Mashed potatoes are great, but how about adding a little variety to your holiday spread with our recipe for Butternut Squash Mash? Roasted butternut squash gets mashed and mixed with some butter, seasonings, and some maple syrup for extra-yumminess!

Three Cheese Macaroni and Cheese

If you're a fan of extra-creamy and cheesy, then you're going to love our Three Cheese Macaroni and Cheese. This healthier take on your favorite American classic is made with butternut squash! It's so good, everyone is going to ask for seconds (and maybe even thirds!). 

Roasted Winter Veggies

Fresh vegetable side dishes aren't just for the warmer months. Our recipe for Roasted Winter Veggies is made with veggies that can withstand cold temperatures, and that taste great when hot and roasted. Serve with your favorite chicken or fish, and dinner is done!

Can't find butternut squash in your supermarket yet? No problem - check out our collection of yellow squash recipes

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