16 Butternut Squash Recipes to Work into Your Fall Menu

Sweet and nutty, butternut squash is a versatile fall vegetable. It can be used as a side dish or the star of the meal. Besides being delicious butternut squash is packed with fiber and nutrients (like Vitamin A and C). We found 16 butternut squash recipes that look amazing and are going to work their way into our menus this fall.

Butternut Squash Pasta Carbonara

"Butternut Squash Pasta Carbonara is the perfect fall meal and it will likely become a staple for you this time of year. It’s deliciously creamy (even without egg), it’s rich and hearty, it has the perfect balance and blend of flavors (bacon + butternut squash + sage) and it’s a meal your whole family will enjoy, even my kids gave this a big thumbs up!" - Jaclyn

Butternut Squash Mac and Cheese

"Gooey, melted cheddar meets richly spiced roasted butternut squash in this melt-in-your-mouth comfort food favorite. The ultimate special occasion side dish, and a perfect addition to your holiday table! To save time, use frozen cubed squash from your grocery store. So easy!" - Georgia

Maple Glazed Roasted Butternut Squash with Brussels Sprouts

"This Maple Glazed Roasted Butternut Squash with Brussels Sprouts recipe is a perfect side dish for your Holiday meals prepared with roasted Butternut Squash and Brussels Sprouts coated with a delicious maple glaze." - Katerina

Cinnamon Roasted Butternut Squash

"Cinnamon Roasted Butternut Squash is not only a fabulous side dish for the holidays, but it’s delicious with any meal throughout the season. Plus, they’re a powerhouse of nutrition in every tasty bite!" - Amy

Date Night Roasted Butternut Squash Risotto

"This date night roasted butternut squash risotto is perfect for a special occasion or dinner for two. It’s simple to make but tastes mega fancy!" - Jess

Butternut Squash Fries

"These crispy baked butternut squash fries are a delicious way to enjoy butternut squash this fall." - Kirbie

2-Ingredient Butternut Squash Gnocchi

"Soft, pillowy butternut squash pasta bites with only 2 ingredients and made from scratch! This squash-based version of classic potato gnocchi is gluten-free, egg-free, and totally vegan." - Kaila

Creamy One Pot Butternut Squash Soup

"This Creamy One Pot Butternut Squash Soup is so easy to make and it’s the perfect comforting soup for fall! And it’s healthy, dairy-free, and vegan too!" - Chrissie

Air Fryer Roasted Butternut Squash Cubes

"This air fryer butternut squash is so healthy and delicious! Perfectly roasted butternut squash cubes are super easy to make thanks to the Air Fryer!" - Melanie

Creamy Butternut Squash Pasta

"Nothing says fall quite like hearty recipes–but who says satisfying can’t be healthy, too? Skip traditional pasta recipes and opt for a creamy, nutrient-loaded butternut squash sauce." - Jessica

Stuffed Butternut Squash Recipe

"Stuffed Butternut Squash is a meatless meal packed full of fresh flavors inspired by Mexican cuisine. This Stuffed Butternut Squash recipe comes in a handy bowl you can eat too!" - Marion

Butternut Squash Egg Muffins

"These Paleo Butternut Squash Egg Muffins are a great make-ahead breakfast option that freezes, travels, and reheats really well." - Cassy Joy

Instant Pot Butternut Squash Risotto with Crisped Prosciutto

"A simpler way to make risotto! Creamy Instant Pot butternut squash risotto provides a fast and easy method for this classic. Top bowls with fresh sage and crisped prosciutto for the perfect finishing touch." - Monica

Healthy 3 Ingredient Flourless Butternut Squash Fudge Brownies

"These healthy 3 Ingredient flourless butternut squash fudge brownies contain no butter, flour, grains or sugar- Just easy, everyday ingredients! Rich, soft and super fudgy, these brownies are suitable for those following a paleo, vegan, gluten free, dairy-free, grain-free and sugar-free lifestyle!" - Arman

Butternut Squash Banana Muffins

"Perfect for any time of year, they use some healthy substitutions to make these great for the whole family." - Kylee

Costa Rican Butternut Squash Picadillo

"This Costa Rican Butternut Squash Picadillo is exploding with all kinds of exotic and bold flavors and filled with nothing but wholesome ingredients!" - Sonia


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