Easy Butternut Squash Dinner Recipes For Cozy Meals

You’ve likely learned how to roast butternut squash by now, and maybe you even know that the best way to peel it is by microwaving it and using a vegetable peeler. But if you’re just eating this fall favorite as a side dish, you’re missing out on a wealth of dinner ideas where butternut squash really shines.

Butternut squash’s creamy texture works wonderfully in pasta dishes, lending a velvety density and additional nutritional benefits (it’s particularly high in vitamins A and C). It’s also a great addition to chilis, curries and stews. We’ve gathered our favorite recipes below ― give them a try and you’ll see this squash in a whole new way.