Top-Rated Butternut Squash Recipes
Creamy soups, savory sides, and even a pizza—butternut squash shines in these delicious fall recipes.
Of all the winter squashes, butternut squash is the easiest to work with; it has thin skin and can be easily peeled with a vegetable peeler. Its dense flesh and robust flavor work well in a variety of dishes, from sweet to savory. Here, find our top-rated recipes voted by Cooking Light fans.
This easy-to-make risotto is buttery, sweet, and creamy. While the pancetta makes it a savory meat-lovers' meal, momsdecoop also suggests making it vegetarian friendly, “This is a recipe I crave all the time and I don't have to feel guilty about it! I eliminated the pancetta and used veggie stock to serve this dish to vegetarians. They loved it.”
This smooth and brightly hued soup is a gorgeous start to any meal. The spiced pumpkinseed kernels (also called pepitas) are a crunchy and flavorful topping.
View Recipe: Butternut Squash Soup with Spiced Seeds