More Than Soup: 5 Must Try Butternut Squash Recipes

September 16, 2011

Butternut squash is as much a part of autumn cooking as pumpkin and cinnamon. Usually used to make a rich, creamy soup, this golden squash can be used for so much more! Easy to peel, you can roast, steam, sauté, grate, fry or pureé this fantastic autumn staple with its signature golden-sweet flesh. Here are 5 great recipes that don't involve soup, perfect for cooler weather and hearty meals. 

Sage & Butternut Squash Pizza
Butternut squash & sage go together like PB&J, add goat cheese and roasted garlic and you have yourself one heck of a pizza! Be sure to use a GF pizza crust.

Butternut Squash Gnocchi
Healthier and with more flavor than using traditional potatoes, this vegan pasta recipe is super simple! Gluten free? Substitute your favorite GF all purpose flour blend.

Roasted Butternut Squash & Corn Salad with Pepitas and Feta
Toasted pumpkin seeds, sweet roasted butternut squash, salty feta cheese and roasted corn make this a perfect transition between summer and autumn.

Mashed Butternut Squash
A healthy alternative to mashed potatoes, packed with flavor and natural fiber, a family favorite.

Butternut Squash & Buckwheat Salad
Naturally gluten free buckwheat + butternut squash and fresh basil make for an excellent hot or cold salad.