Butternut squash can be used as a substitute in any recipe that calls for pumpkin. Choose a squash heavy for its size. Store in a cool, dark place for up to a month. Once cut, refrigerate unused portion.
How to Select
Choose a squash heavy for its size.
How to Store
Store in a cool, dark place for up to a month. Once cut, refrigerate unused portion.
How to Prepare
Add to stews and soups, steam and drizzle with olive oil, prepare in a curry, bake and stuff with apples, add cooked squash to a canned black beans with a dash of cinnamon and cumin, mash with yams, seasoned with ginger and cinnamon, or simply cube and roast.
Recipes with this vegetable
Winter Squash and Black Bean Chili
This is a delicious healthy and hearty low cost chili. It will warm you up on a cool fall evening!
Creamy Macaroni and Cheese
Winter squash brings great flavor to this healthier version of homemade mac and cheese!
Butternut Squash Risotto
Butternut squash adds a nice splash of color and nutrition to this recipe. Butternut squash is an excellent source of vitamin A & C, as well as a good source of fiber and potassium.
Pasta with Roasted Vegetables
This dish is very flexible as you can use summer squash or winter squash depending on the season.
Squish Squash Lasagna
A delicious dish with layers of whole-wheat lasagna noodles, butternut squash, and spinach, all nestled under part-skim mozzarella cheese
Vegetable Enchiladas with Tomatillo Sauce
Vegetarian enchiladas filled with butternut squash, peppers, and pinto beans are a hearty lunch or dinner option for any weekday! Tomatillo sauce adds a rich and tangy flavor to this classic dish.