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31 Delicious New Ways To Cook Butternut Squash

If you're thinking that a squash with "butter" in its name is probably a cool squash, you're right.

1. Butternut Squash Posole

food52.com

This stew has thrice the sass of your average, snoozy squash soup. Get the recipe.

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2. Gluten-Free Butternut Squash Banana Bread

minimalistbaker.com

Butternut puree makes an excellent stowaway ingredient in lots of yummy baked things. Get the recipe.

3. Butternut Squash Skillet Lasagna

howsweeteats.com

Most foods are happiest when squished between pasta and cheese. Squash is not an exception to this rule. Get the recipe.

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4. Kale & Butternut Squash Salad with Chickpeas & Wheat Berries

themuffinmyth.com

There's gold in them thar squash seeds! Instead of throwing them out, rinse the gunk off, toss with a little oil and salt, and toast them in the oven for about 15 minutes at 300 degrees. Then snack or sprinkle away. Get the recipe.

5. Butternut Squash Chips

foodbabbles.com

You're not going to fool anyone into thinking these are Lay's, but you're still going to eat all of them because they're delicious. Get the recipe.

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6. Butternut, Mushroom & Fontina Nachos with Crispy Sage

howsweeteats.com

Swankiest nachos on the block. Get the recipe.

7. Butternut Squash Butternut Pancakes

bloomingglenfarm.com

Good morning! Get the recipe.

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8. Butternut Squash & Kale Risotto

theliveinkitchen.com

Squash and kale are BFF's regardless of the surrounding medium, but creamy risotto is a particularly great one. Get the recipe.

9. Butternut Squash & Kale Quesadillas

thepioneerwoman.com

Tortillas and cheese bring out the best in butternut. Get the recipe.

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10. Black & Wild Rice Salad with Roasted Squash

bonappetit.com

Looks exotic, but it's not hard to make. Get the recipe.

11. Squash & Sage Biscuits

pbs.org

This recipe is written for delicata squash, but whatever. They'll taste just as good and be even prettier color if you use the same amount of butternut puree. Get the recipe.

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12. Butternut Squash Breakfast Smoothie

everydayfeasts.com

Pumpkin's fresher, more fun younger sister gets along great with dates and banana. Get the recipe.

13. Skillet Chicken Pot Pie with Butternut Squash

bonappetit.com

Let's all get in the skillet,

Let's all get in the skillet,

Let's all get in the skilllllllllet -

And turn into a pie!

Get the recipe.

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14. Miso-Harissa Roasted Squash, Carrot & Two-Potato Salad

joanne-eatswellwithothers.com

It takes a very special squash to get TWO potatoes on your team at once. Get the recipe.

15. Winter Squash Carbonara with Pancetta & Sage

bonappetit.com

Did you know that butternut squash turns into a beautiful, creamy golden pasta sauce when you puree it with chicken broth and other good things? Now you know. Get the recipe.

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16. Oven-Roasted Butternut Squash Fajitas

forealslife.com

An excellent choice for the steak-averse. Get the recipe.

17. Thai Butternut Squash Lettuce Wraps

howsweeteats.com

A very nice way to pretend it's summer in February. Get the recipe.

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18. Roasted Butternut & Coconut Soup

greenkitchenstories.com

Butternut squash may be the most frequently soupified gourd in history, but is that any reason not to get in the action yourself? Heck no! Get the recipe.

19. Butternut Squash Breakfast Bowl

blog.meaningfuleats.com

Butternut makes a healthy, pretty base for all kinds of nuts, fruit, and other good stuff. Get the recipe.

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20. Butternut Squash & Tomato Soup

bonappetit.com

Squash helps smooth out straight tomato's acidic edges, and adds some creaminess and extra nutrition. Get the recipe.

21. Butternut Squash Orechiette with Chickpeas, Pine Nuts & Arugula

thefirstmess.com

Creamy + crunchy + greeny + cheesy = a real good time. Get the recipe.

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22. Spice Butternut Squash Cupcakes with Maple Cream Cheese Frosting

gimmesomeoven.com

Carrot who? Get the recipe.

23. Butternut Squash & Pomegranate Salad with Tahini Dressing

dishingupthedirt.com

Not your average sad spinach salad, no sir. Get the recipe.

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24. Apple, Pecan & Bacon Butternut Squash Hash

urbanposer.blogspot.com

A fun spin on the usual potato deal. Get the recipe.

25. Butternut Squash & Swiss Chard Polenta Lasagna

chow.com

This is a genius invention whereby you replace boring noodles with slabs of creamy-crunchy polenta, and can be applied in many other situations too. Get the recipe.

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26. Lamb Stew with Butternut Squash

food52.com

Simple, super-cozy winter dinner. Get the recipe.

27. Roasted Butternut Squash with Pine Nuts & Parmesan

thepioneerwoman.com

This makes a great side dish for basically anything. Get the recipe.

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28. Butternut Squash & Potato Latkes

thebitehouse.com

Don't call it blasphemy until you try it. Get the recipe.

29. Butternut Squash Chipotle Chili with Avocado

cookieandkate.com

Beef is overrated. Get the recipe.

30. Butternutscotch Pudding

pinchmysalt.com

(Get it?) Get the recipe.

31. Butternut Squash & Bacon Mac 'n' Cheese

browneyedbaker.com

Pretty self-explanatory. Get the recipe.

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