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6 Awesome Butternut Squash Dinners

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 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!)

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.

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.

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