Butternut biryani with raita on a blue plate

Butternut squash recipes

This delicious jumbo gourd can be used in healthy and indulgent dishes alike...

39 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

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

45 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
540 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Come in from the cold to a warming bowl of autumnal soup

1 hr and 5 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
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386 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

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

50 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star 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

1 hr and 30 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
139 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

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

40 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
6 ratings 3.9 out of 5 star rating

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

1 hr and 5 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
14 ratings 3.3 out of 5 star rating

Make a healthy, low-fat, filling breakfast with the spicy, sweet flavours of pumpkin pie. It's a great way to start the day

20 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
12 ratings 3.7 out of 5 star rating

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

2 hrs and 50 mins
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Vegetarian
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star 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

2 hrs and 35 mins
More effort
Vegetarian
10 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

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

35 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
5 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

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

45 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
0 ratings 0.0 out of 5 star rating

Elevate the classic cheese toastie with our spruced up version that includes spinach, butternut squash, tamarind and a splash of hot sauce

1 hr and 5 mins
Easy
0 ratings 0.0 out of 5 star rating

Delight dinner guests with these stuffed baby squash, made with mixed grains, mushrooms and tarragon. It makes an ideal veggie centrepiece at Christmas

2 hrs and 15 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
8 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Butternut squash, sage, sourdough crumbs and parmesan are baked together in a dish that is perfect comfort food for autumn. Scatter with pumpkin seeds

1 hr and 5 mins
More effort
10 ratings 3.8 out of 5 star rating

Try this low-calorie chicken, butternut squash and artichoke traybake as an easy dinner during busy weekdays. It takes just five minutes to prepare

55 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
18 ratings 3.5 out of 5 star rating

James Martin tops his squash soup with crispy pancetta and toasted pine nuts for added texture and a dinner party feel

50 mins
Easy
11 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Cook our healthy lamb curry with butternut squash for a tasty, filling dinner. It's low-calorie, rich in iron and provides three of your 5-a-day

35 mins
Easy
Healthy
3 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Ready-to-eat chickpeas and grains, marinated artichokes, sun-dried tomatoes and mozzarella are all you need to create a baked squash that's low in calories and bursting with flavour

35 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
30 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

An easy vegan curry with tender sweet squash, coconut milk, garam masala, turmeric, fresh mint and coriander - simple to prepare yet big on flavour

40 mins
Easy
Vegan
Gluten-free
25 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

There's little more comforting than a homemade macaroni cheese. This version includes 1 of your 5-a-day, as well as a hint of sage.

2 hrs and 5 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
21 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

This vibrant Persian side salad is studded with dried fruit, nuts and seeds and finished with crumbled feta - ideal to take along to a Christmas buffet

50 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
3 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Oven-roasted butternut squash pairs beautifully with pomegranate seeds and crumbled feta in this nutritious lunch or dinner

50 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
8 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

These mini Italian omelettes, with butternut squash and cheese, are baked in individual cases ready to be packed up for a picnic

45 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
19 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

This indulgent gratin of squash with bay, thyme and nutmeg, plus a robust cheese sauce makes a great main or side dish

1 hr and 15 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
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