Whether you like it roasted, pureed, or baked in a cheesy lasagna, get in on our favorite recipes — sorted by how long you'll need to make 'em — where this winter squash steals the spotlight. But before you dig in, follow our step-by-step guide to learn how to correctly cook this cold-weather staple.
Use an and this risotto will be done before you realize it was even cooking.
Instead of zoodles (a.k.a. zucchini noodles), spiralize your butternut squash and add it into an already-flavorful pasta dish.
Pasta lovers, rejoice! Swap tomatoes for butternut squash in this veggie-packed recipe.
The best way is the classic way: sliced up, roasted, and dressed with a tangy finish.
Serve this cheesy skillet meal for brunch, dinner, or anything in between.
Enjoy tender squash and creamy lentils in minutes thanks to the magical kitchen genie that is your pressure cooker.
This is basically mac n' cheese with the added sweetness of squash and some bacon thrown in for good measure.
Make Mom proud and eat veggies for breakfast! (Plus, a river of maple syrup goodness.)
Everything but the kitchen sink, fall salad edition.
Sweater weather coincides with sweet season. Curb your cravings by adding dried apricots to this sweet and salty soup.
This autumnal take on the beloved dip is guaranteed to get you tons of Instagram likes.
Everything we want to eat in the fall (except maybe some bread) thrown into one bowl.
This combo of kale and crusty country bread is perfect for fall. You find more recipes like it in .
Because finger food is fun. And totally delicious.
Two words: butternut queso. Oh, and a third: vegan.
These babies have plenty of crevices for all that Cajun garlic butter to seep into.
Picture this: You wrapped in a blanket. A massive plate of this lasagna. A Hallmark movie marathon. (Yes, you can make this dream a reality.)
This vegetarian bowl is topped with an addictive coconut milk and pepita mole that will make you forget about meat entirely.
This creamy vegetarian soup is so luxe (and so good).
If you can't go to France, you might as well pretend that you're there. First things first: Eat a galette.
Netflix and chili (butternut squash chili, that is).
A golden brown butter gives accordion-style squash a rich sweetness. Sweet potatoes, who?!
Like a cheesy edible blanket for your soul.
Who doesn't want to get down with a savory pie when the weather gets cold?
It's officially slow cooker season. Kick it off with a bang by throwing together this hearty lentil stew.
Do we need to reiterate that fall is the greatest season of all?
The combination of sweet, roasted squash, melty cheese, and tangy tomatillo sauce will make you cry ... tears of joy.
Butternut squash may look intimidating at first, but it's much easier to cook than you think. Here's a simple way to roast it. And be sure to follow our easy-prep tips too.