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7 Sensational Butternut Squash Recipes

Whether you dice it, bake it or enjoy it with a yummy glaze, butternut squash is a seasonal favorite in many fall dishes.

While a simple way to enjoy it might be to add diced squash to a fall salad or bake it with brown sugar, we've found tons of bloggers using it in creative recipes like soups, toasadas and even hand pies. Its sweet, yet nutty taste brings an amazing flavor and textural addition to any dish.

What is your favorite way to enjoy butternut squash this season? Try something new and unique! Scroll through the gallery of our favorite recipes we found on the web this week incorporating butternut squash.

  • A creamy dough made with Greek yogurt offsets the spicy flavors of this butternut squash chorizo pizza from Scarletta Bakes. The blend of veggies with Oaxaca cheese create the perfect melty goodness with each bite.

  • This crispy toastada dish is a simple veggie dish that is a snap to whip up. Two Peas and Their Pod adds black bean, red onion and lettuce with butternut squash and tops it off with a creamy avocado dressing that will appeal to the masses.

  • A homemade soup is the ultimate way to warm up during the colder months. We'd love to whip up a big batch of this coconut curry butternut squash soup from Ecletic Recipes. Full of spices like malsala, cumin and curry powder with a heafty helping of fresh squash from the farmer's market, we can't wait to curl up with this dish!

  • Hand pies are a great way to serve individual desserts for a party. These butternut squash pies from A Cozy Kitchen are subtly sweet; made with brown sugar and spices. Serve with a yummy brown butter or caramel dipping sauce to add some extra sweetness.

  • Hearty and full of protein, this butternut sqaush quinoa with brown butter and sage. This recipe from Cake, Batter and Bowl includes tasty additions like dried cranberries, crumbled goat cheese and yummy pecans.

  • Mac and cheese is the ultimate comfort food, but this butternut squash version from How Sweet It Is is a lighten rup recipe your taste buds and waistline will love. Made with two kinds of cheese, a whole lot of spices and chicken broth, this recipe definitely won't disappoint.

  • Add a hint of fall to your lasagna by incorporating healthy chunks of butternut squash. A Dash of Cinnamon made this dish with a spicy marinara sauce and caramelized the squash before layering it in the lasagna.

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