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Butternut squash recipes

45 Recipes

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

Indian butternut squash curry

4.666665

(144 ratings)

Up your veg count and get three of your five-a-day with this fragrant, low fat vegetarian curry
  • 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Microwave butternut squash risotto

4.3

(20 ratings)

Make this easy risotto in the microwave to feed the family – it's a good source of vitamin C, counts as one of your 5-a-day and it's ready in under 30 minutes...
  • 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Turnip & butternut smash

0

(0 ratings)

For an alternative to mashed potato or served with another potato dish, try crushing up root vegetables with plenty of butter and nutmeg
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Butternut squash salad

3.69231

(26 ratings)

Get a whopping 4 of your 5-a-day with this superhealthy salad, why not make extra for your lunchbox too
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Butternut & harissa hummus

4.466665

(15 ratings)

Roast pumpkin with plenty of garlic then blitz into a Moroccan-style dip with spicy harissa and sesame paste
  • 55 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Butternut & rosemary pizza

3.75

(8 ratings)

This easy, flavour-packed pizza uses a pack of bread mix and doesn't need to be left to rise
  • 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Butternut & chorizo spaghetti

4.117645

(17 ratings)

The sweet nutty taste of the squash teamed with spicy chorizo makes this a pasta dish to remember
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Sausage & squash risotto

4.526315

(38 ratings)

Sneak more veg into kids' diets with this easy, tasty rice dish - mash the sweet butternut squash if your little one doesn't like bits...
  • 40 mins
  • Easy

Seared beef, spelt & butternut salad

4.8

(5 ratings)

Roast butternut squash and parsnips and top with sliced sirloin steaks for a delicious dish that's special enough for entertaining
  • 50 mins
  • More effort

Squash & chorizo pot pies

4.5

(10 ratings)

These individual pies are quick to prepare, packed with spicy sausage and butternut squash, then topped with a ready-rolled puff pastry lid
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • Easy

Coconut & squash dhansak

4.74074

(189 ratings)

This quick and easy vegetarian curry is perfect for a healthy weeknight dinner - with butternut squash, coconut milk, lentils and spinach
  • 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Dukkah-crusted squash wedges

4

(3 ratings)

Coat chunky wedges of squash in a crispy, spicy coating of hazelnuts, coriander seeds, sesame seeds and cumin and oven bake until tender
  • 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Prawn, butternut & mango curry

4.441175

(34 ratings)

A light coconut-based curry flavoured with coriander, turmeric, cumin and lime. Serve with brown or wild basmati rice
  • 35 mins
  • Easy

Red lentil & squash dhal

4.70588

(119 ratings)

A hearty budget meal of spiced red lentils with butternut and tomatoes. Add coriander, cumin, turmeric and a dollop of mango chutney
  • 55 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Chunky butternut mulligatawny

4.69014

(71 ratings)

This spicy soup with basmati rice and apples is chunky, warming and wholesome - plus its low in fat and calories to boot.
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

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