Easy Butternut Squash Dinner Recipes For Cosy Meals

You’ve likely learned how to roast butternut squash by now, and maybe you even know that the best way to peel it is by microwaving it and using a vegetable peeler. But if you’re just eating this fall favourite as a side dish, you’re missing out on a wealth of dinner ideas where butternut squash really shines.

Butternut squash’s creamy texture works wonderfully in pasta dishes, lending a velvety density and additional nutritional benefits (it’s particularly high in vitamins A and C). It’s also a great addition to chilis, curries and stews. We’ve gathered our favourite recipes below ― give them a try and you’ll see this squash in a whole new way.

Butternut Baked Ziti from How Sweet Eats

1. Butternut Baked Ziti

Butternut Baked Ziti from How Sweet EatsHow Sweet Eats
Butternut Squash Quinoa Chili from How Sweet Eats

2. Butternut Squash Quinoa Chili

Butternut Squash Quinoa Chili from How Sweet EatsHow Sweet Eats
Creamy Butternut Squash Alla Vodka Pasta from Half Baked Harvest

3. Creamy Butternut Squash Alla Vodka Pasta

Creamy Butternut Squash Alla Vodka Pasta from Half Baked HarvestHalf Baked Harvest
Butternut Squash Mac and Cheese from Damn Delicious

4. Butternut Squash Mac and Cheese

Butternut Squash Mac and Cheese from Damn DeliciousDamn Delicious
Chickpea and Butternut Squash Tagine from Sweet Potato Soul

5. Chickpea and Butternut Squash Tagine

Chickpea and Butternut Squash Tagine from Sweet Potato SoulSweet Potato Soul
Roasted Butternut Squash Soup from Butter Be Ready

6. Roasted Butternut Squash Soup

Roasted Butternut Squash Soup from Butter Be ReadyButter Be Ready
Butternut Squash, Mushroom and Poblano Enchiladas from Completely Delicious

7. Butternut Squash, Mushroom and Poblano Enchiladas

Butternut Squash, Mushroom and Poblano Enchiladas from Completely DeliciousCompletely Delicious
Butternut Squash Broccoli Mac and Cheese from Grandbaby Cakes

8. Butternut Squash Broccoli Mac and Cheese

Butternut Squash Broccoli Mac and Cheese from Grandbaby CakesGrandbaby Cakes
Slow Cooker Saucy Thai Butternut Squash Curry with Noodles from Half Baked Harvest

9. Slow Cooker Saucy Thai Butternut Squash Curry with Noodles

Slow Cooker Saucy Thai Butternut Squash Curry with Noodles from Half Baked HarvestHalf Baked Harvest
Butternut Squash Pasta Bake from Jessica In The Kitchen

10. Butternut Squash Pasta Bake

Butternut Squash Pasta Bake from Jessica In The KitchenJessica In The Kitchen
Roasted Butternut Squash and Spinach Lasagna from Half Baked Harvest

11. Roasted Butternut Squash and Spinach Lasagna

Roasted Butternut Squash and Spinach Lasagna from Half Baked HarvestHalf Baked Harvest
Butternut Squash and Lentil Stew from Supper With Michelle

12. Butternut Squash and Lentil Stew

Butternut Squash and Lentil Stew from Supper With MichelleSupper With Michelle
Easy Butternut Squash Shells from How Sweet Eats

13. Easy Butternut Squash Shells

Easy Butternut Squash Shells from How Sweet EatsHow Sweet Eats
Warm Roasted Butternut Squash and Kale Tortellini Salad from Supper With Michelle

14. Warm Roasted Butternut Squash and Kale Tortellini Salad

Warm Roasted Butternut Squash and Kale Tortellini Salad from Supper With MichelleSupper With Michelle
Butternut Squash Frittata from Clean Foodie Cravings

15. Butternut Squash Frittata

Butternut Squash Frittata from Clean Foodie CravingsClean Foodie Cravings
Pinto Beans and Butternut Squash Soup from AfroVitalityEats

16. Pinto Beans and Butternut Squash Soup

Pinto Beans and Butternut Squash Soup from AfroVitalityEatsAfroVitalityEats
Creamy Parmesan Orecchiette with Butternut Squash and Broccolini from Pinch of Yum

17. Creamy Parmesan Orecchiette with Butternut Squash and Broccolini

Creamy Parmesan Orecchiette with Butternut Squash and Broccolini from Pinch of YumPinch of Yum
Rajasthani Butternut and Potato Curry from Feasting At Home

18. Rajasthani Butternut and Potato Curry

Rajasthani Butternut and Potato Curry from Feasting At HomeFeasting At Home
Roasted Butternut Tikka Masala from Feasting At Home

19. Roasted Butternut Tikka Masala

Roasted Butternut Tikka Masala from Feasting At HomeFeasting From Home
Butternut Squash Carbonara from Damn Delicious

20. Butternut Squash Carbonara

Butternut Squash Carbonara from Damn DeliciousDamn Delicious
Loaded Butternut Squash Pot Pie from How Sweet Eats

21. Loaded Butternut Squash Pot Pie

Loaded Butternut Squash Pot Pie from How Sweet EatsHow Sweet Eats
Brown Butter Butternut Squash Pasta from Damn Delicious

22. Brown Butter Butternut Squash Pasta

Brown Butter Butternut Squash Pasta from Damn DeliciousDamn Delicious
Butternut Squash Skillet Lasagna from How Sweet Eats

23. Butternut Squash Skillet Lasagna

Butternut Squash Skillet Lasagna from How Sweet EatsHow Sweet It Is