42 Excellent Vegetarian Butternut Squash Recipes

Everyone's favorite fun-shaped squash gets its shine

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We are equal-opportunity squash lovers around here, and think every type of squash deserves its day in the sun. But there’s no denying that, as the temperatures cool and the leaves turn, a cook starts to seek out the best butternut squash recipes. We’re not immune to the siren song of this curvy gourd and have assembled some of our favorite ways to work with it – all of them perfect for fall and winter.

The Best Butternut Squash Recipes for Vegans and Vegetarians

Butternut Squash Lasagna with Cashew Cauliflower Béchamel: A Plant-Based Show-Stopper

Butternut Squash Pappardelle with Browned Butter and Chard

Butternut Noodles Cacio e Pepe

This Butternut Squash Barley Risotto with Crispy Sage Is Everything for Chilly Season

Butternut Squash ‘Noodles’ with Mascarpone

Baked Polenta Bites with Butternut Squash Bruschetta

Very Non-Traditional, Very Delicious Butternut Squash Hummus

Roasted Butternut Mac UnCheese

Creamy Barley-Butternut Risotto

Butternut Squash Tarte Tatin

Spiralized Butternut Squash and Apples with Lentils and Maple-Balsamic Sauce

Butternut Squash Home Fries

Butternut Squash and Greens Kuku

Mixed Roasted Mushrooms Over Creamy Butternut Purée

Breakfast Burrito with Butternut-Apple and Veggie Sausage Hash

Chilled Buttermilk-Butternut Squash Soup

Butternut Squash and Cauliflower Chowder

Butternut Squash and Wild Rice Salad

Smoky Black Bean and Butternut Ragoût

Coconut Milk Couscous with Roasted Butternut Squash and Apples

Butternut Salad with Cranberry Vinaigrette

Late Summer Minestrone with Butternut Squash and Fresh Corn

Butternut Squash Pizza

Broth with Butternut Squash Wontons and Bok Choy

Thai Green Curry with Butternut Squash and Yellow Peppers

Chipotle and Butternut Squash Enchiladas

Miso-Braised Butternut Squash

Butternut Squash and Chickpea Stew with Couscous

Butternut Squash Risotto with Pesto

Butternut Squash & Edamame Zosui with Ginger & Green Onion Relish

Butternut Squash with Pepita-Cilantro Vinaigrette

Butternut Squash-Bartlett Pear Soup

Roasted Butternut Squash, Apple, and Farro Chowder

Butternut Mash with Orange-Sesame Drizzle

Butternut Squash and Duxelles Casserole

Butternut Bisque with Cauliflower

Penne with Butternut Squash and Pesto

Curried Butternut Squash Risotto with Cashews

Wild Rice and Butternut Squash Medley

Roasted Butternut Bisque with Spiced Pumpkin Seeds

Butternut Squash with Soy ‘Sausage’

Apple and Butternut Squash Soup


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