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Butternut squash recipes

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Make the most of butternut squash in these comforting autumnal dishes. Tuck into warming soups, risottos and curries, or serve stuffed squash for a veggie centrepiece.

Try these butternut squash recipes, then check out our collections of roasted butternut squash recipes and butternut squash soup recipes.

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  • Butternut squash and sage risotto

    Butternut squash & sage risotto

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.466 ratings

    A satisfying veggie supper that gives a basic risotto recipe an autumnal twist

  • Butternut squash and chilli soup in a bowl, with a swirl of cream

    Butternut squash soup with chilli & crème fraîche

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.619 ratings

    Come in from the cold to a comforting bowl of autumnal soup. Adding a hint of chilli to this simple butternut squash soup gives it a warming kick

  • A casserole dish and plate serving butternut squash & chickpea tagine

    Butternut squash & chickpea tagine

    A star rating of 3.8 out of 5.67 ratings

    Make this tasty vegetarian tagine that kids will love as much as grown-ups. It's a great way to serve four of their five-a-day and it's freezeable

  • Butternut squash and mushroom curry with raita on plate with fork

    Butternut biryani with cucumber raita

    A star rating of 3.9 out of 5.48 ratings

    Cook our healthy veggie curry using dried mushrooms, spices and butternut squash. It contains three of your 5-a-day along with calcium, iron and fibre

  • Stuffed squashetta cut into slices

    Stuffed butternut squash

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.16 ratings

    Make a veggie roast everyone will love – this squash is packed with nuts, barley and herbs, so it has plenty of flavour and lots of lovely textures

  • Spiced lentil & butternut squash soup served in bowls

    Spiced lentil & butternut squash soup

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.135 ratings

    Cook a big batch of this filling spiced lentil and squash soup and freeze the leftovers for a speedy supper another day. It's healthy and low in fat

  • Cashew butternut squash curry served in a casserole dish

    Coconut cashew & butternut squash curry

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.40 ratings

    Batch cook this vegan squash and cashew nut curry and freeze for busy days when you need something quick and nutritious. It's perfect for a family meal

  • Squash, winter herb & crispy butter bean pie with a slice taken out

    Squash, winter herb & crispy butter bean pie

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.31 ratings

    Make this hearty squash pie to serve as an alternative vegetarian Christmas centrepiece. It's festive and contains plenty of herby flavour

  • Thai squash & pineapple curry

    Thai squash & pineapple curry

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.147 ratings

    Try this curry with a touch of Thai flavours, ready in 30 minutes

  • Caramelised squash and spinach lasagne in a baking dish

    Caramelised squash & spinach lasagne

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.27 ratings

    Enjoy this veggie lasagne, with layers of spinach and slow-roasted squash. Add in some sage and a little crunch from golden pine nuts for a comforting supper

  • Squash, chickpea & coconut curry served in a wok

    Squash, chickpea & coconut curry

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.16 ratings

    Cook up this vibrant vegan curry that makes the most of autumnal squash. It's ideal for a meat-free Monday dinner when served with flatbreads

  • Butternut, chickpea, feta & pickled radish salad served on a oval dish

    Butternut, chickpea, feta & pickled radish salad

    A star rating of 3.9 out of 5.10 ratings

    This nourishing, tasty salad is full of butternut squash, chickpea, feta, pickled radish and seeds. Packed with protein, it will satisfy hunger pangs

  • Indian butternut squash curry

    Indian butternut squash curry

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.181 ratings

    Up your veg count and get three of your five-a-day with this fragrant, low fat vegetarian curry

  • A blue plate serving squash & spinach fusilli with pecans

    Squash & spinach fusilli with pecans

    A star rating of 3.7 out of 5.25 ratings

    You don’t have to be vegan to enjoy this colourful low-fat, low-calorie squash and spinach pasta topped with pecans. It's tasty as well as healthy

  • Roasted squash with crushed pistachios

    Roasted squash with crushed pistachios

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.3 ratings

    For a delicious side dish, roast butternut squash until caramelised and scatter with pistachios and thyme to serve

  • A gold plate serving a butternut, sage & hazelnut quiche

    Butternut, sage & hazelnut quiche

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.17 ratings

    Hosting a veggie dinner party? Try our autumnal quiche with butternut squash, plus sage and hazelnut for a festive flavour – ideal for a meat-free Christmas

  • One jewelled squash, chestnut and mushroom wreath

    Jewelled squash, chestnut & mushroom wreath

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.7 ratings

    Make this vegan wreath as a showstopping Christmas centrepiece, or serve it alongside meat as an alternative to stuffing, adding texture to your dinner plate

  • Stuffed butternut squash with quinoa

    Stuffed butternut squash with quinoa

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.35 ratings

    A filling vegetarian supper of roasted squash with a healthy pepper, pine nut and olive-flecked quinoa stuffing

  • Butternut squash tarte tatin on paper

    Butternut squash tarte tatin

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

    Revamp the classic tarte tatin and try our vibrant veg version. Our butternut squash tarte is delicious served warm with a scoop of vanilla ice cream

  • A casserole dish serving squash quesadillas

    Squash quesadillas

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.11 ratings

    Use just four ingredients to make our vegetarian quesadillas: butternut squash, feta, salad leaves and tortillas. Great for lunch or a quick midweek meal

  • Butternut bakewell bars on a baking tray

    Butternut bakewell bars

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

    Try these bakewell slices made with a healthier twist. We’ve replaced white flour with light spelt, and butternut squash is used for natural sweetness

  • A dish serving squash & lentil salad

    Squash & lentil salad

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.6 ratings

    Make this butternut squash and lentil salad for a low-calorie, gluten-free lunch or dinner, or as a side dish. It's easy to make, with just a few ingredients

  • Butternut squash casserole

    Butternut squash casserole

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.115 ratings

    A warming seasonal dish with a fusion of flavours, perfect for winter evenings


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