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Butternut squash is an amazing vegetable to enjoy during the fall. Its rich and sweet flavor makes it perfect for roasting and enjoying as a side to any meal. But this vegetable has so much more potential in the kitchen. To showcase this squash’s full potential check out these mouth-watering recipes that make butternut squash the star!
Cleansing Carrot and Squash Soup
A nice warming soup is perfect for a cold fall evening. Shannon of The Glowing Fridge shares her delicious soup recipe that nourishes body and soul. Filled with roasted squash, carrots, turmeric and ginger, this soup will warm you up without weighing you down.
Butternut Squash Fries
Move over sweet potato fries, there’s a new contender in town! Ciara of My Fussy Eater shares her easy and simple recipe for squash fries. The sweet and salty combination of these fries will make anyone happy. These are also a great idea to sneak in some extra veggies for the kids!
Roasted Butternut Bacon Soup
Lovely and luscious butternut squash soup- there is nothing like it. But what can make it better? Bacon! Scott and Chris, the dynamic duo behind The Cafe Sucre Farine create their golden soup using squash, apples, lots of garlic, and of course bacon! Try this soup to warm you up and satisfy that craving for soul food.
Butternut Squash Coffee Cake
Embracing the sweet side of butternut, Amanda of The Pretend Baker has whipped up this yummy fall-inspired coffee cake. Filled with cinnamon, nutmeg, and ginger and topped with a streusel crumble, this sweet treat will taste like autumn in every bite!
Butternut Squash Chili
Chili and the fall go hand-in-hand. Fall means the start of football season and what better food is there to eat while watching the game? To give your chili a true fall spin, check out this recipe from Amy of Chew Out Loud. The addition of squash to her chili gives it a hearty bite that is sweet, savory, and filled with fall flavor!
5-Ingredient Butternut Squash Fritters
With only 5 ingredients this recipe is a must-make. Kelly from Just A Taste makes these delicious squash fritters with the addition of sage. These are the perfect crispy fall bite. Enjoy them as an appetizer or a side to roasted chicken or your favorite fall soup!
Butternut Squash Apple Bruschetta
Looking for a great fall themed appetizer or small bite? Whitney of Whitney Bond has just the recipe for you! She takes her bruschetta to new level with the addition of roasted squash and apples. To finish off this seasonal bite, she adds a drizzle of balsamic glaze.