6 Awesome Butternut Squash Dinners

January 1, 2016 | By | Comments (1)

When you have a butternut squash on hand, you have one heckuva versatile ingredient that can lead to all kinds of delicious dinners. While prep may seem intimidating, it’s actually not difficult at all; just use a sharp, heavy knife to cut through the dense flesh. Check out this video that shows you just how easy it’s done:

Once you’ve mastered squash prep, you’re well on your way to one of these awesome dinners:

Farfalle with Butternut Squash

Farfalle with Butternut Squash is hearty and herby, and it comes together in only 20 minutes. Serve with a side of Brussels sprouts for a fabulously easy winter dinner.

"Farrotto" with Butternut, Gruyere, and Hazelnuts is pure creamy comfort. (And it's whole-grain to boot!)

“Farrotto” with Butternut, Gruyere, and Hazelnuts is pure creamy comfort. (And it’s whole-grain to boot!)

Beef stew goes next-level good when you make Beef Tagine with Butternut Squash. Serve on a bed of whole-wheat couscous for a quick complete meal.

Beef stew goes next-level good when you make Beef Tagine with Butternut Squash. Serve on a bed of whole-wheat couscous for a quick complete meal.

When sweet squash meets pungent goat cheese and earthy spinach, it's a trifecta of yum! Butternut Squash Pizza with White Sauce, Spinach, and Goat Cheese may become your newest weeknight go-to.

When sweet squash meets pungent goat cheese and earthy spinach, it’s a trifecta of yum! Butternut Squash Pizza with White Sauce, Spinach, and Goat Cheese may become your newest weeknight go-to.

Crispy, cheesy Butternut Squash, Kale, and Black Bean Quesadillas once again prove that you can't go wrong with this winter squash!

Crispy, cheesy Butternut Squash, Kale, and Black Bean Quesadillas once again prove that you can’t go wrong with this winter squash!

Nutty aged cheese flavors the creamy béchamel in our Butternut-Kale Lasagna, a lovely complement to the sweet squash.

Nutty aged cheese flavors the creamy béchamel in our Butternut-Kale Lasagna, a lovely complement to the sweet squash.

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COMMENTS

  1. Imraan Khan

    Well Done Ann Pitman. I must say you won my heart over with Butternut Squash, Kale, and Black Bean Quesadillas. My family loved it! Thanks for the share

    February 25, 2016 at 4:40 am

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