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There are so many more ways to use butternut squash other than just roasting it, and here’s the proof! This winter squash is one of the most popular, and for good reason. It’s delicious no matter how you prepare it, and it can be used in all kinds of recipes. These recipes will surprise and delight your guests with how unique and yummy they are. Mix it up this holiday season with butternut squash gnocchi, mac and cheese, fritters, and even pie! Try these recipes from the Food Monster App!

1. Smoky Butternut Squash Sauce


Source: Smoky Butternut Squash Sauce

This Smoky Butternut Squash Sauce by Julia Winnicki is great pretty much on everything – toast, pasta, roasted vegetables, grains, etc. It has a rich, smoky flavor and thick consistency, and can even be eaten on its own. Butternut squash offers a good supply of vitamin A, potassium, and fiber, which help prevent many diseases, improve digestive health and enhance hair and skin. This butternut squash sauce is so wonderful! Healthy, easy to make, and versatile!

2. Butternut Squash Mac and Cheese

Butternut Squash Mac and Cheese

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Mac and cheese are one of the most popular dishes transitioning vegans worry about, but there is truly no need to! This Butternut Squash Mac and Cheese by Ashley Smyczek does the trick to satisfy that classic craving.

3. Butternut Squash and Apple Galette with Sage

Butternut Squash and Apple Galette with Sage

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This is a savory Butternut Squash and Apple Galette with Sage by Marie Reginato that has just a touch of sweetness coming from the beautifully roasted apple slices. Beneath the layers of roasted squash and apples are sautéed onions, all wrapped in a sage-freckled crust. It’s heavenly. It’s also a cinch to whip together!

Gratitude: Plant-Based Thanksgiving Cookbook

vegan thanksgiving cookbook

No other holiday captures the spirit of home cooking the way Thanksgiving does. This is why you need the ultimate Thanksgiving cookbook, One Green Planet’s Gratitude: Plant-Based Recipes to Create your own Thanksgiving Tradition! In the cookbook, you’ll find our 100 most popular plant-based thanksgiving recipes like Soft Baked Pumpkin Doughnuts, Spiced Apple Cake with Cashew Frosting, Sweet Potato Chocolate Pudding with Nut Crumble Topping, Cinnamon Apple Hand Pies, and hearty entrees like Roast Root Vegetable Stack With Dukkah, Vegducken: Butternut Squash Stuffed With Eggplant, Zucchini, and a Mushroom Lentil Stuffing, and Seitan Roast With Sausage and Pear Stuffing and Apple Cider Gravy and so much more!

4. Butternut Squash Gnocchi

Butternut Squash Gnocchi

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Whilst this recipe is without eggs and gluten, it is not without the flavor, texture, and appearance of traditional gnocchi. The butternut squash gives them a lovely flavor and color, and the gluten-free flour and gram flour do a brilliant job of binding the dough. The Butternut Squash Gnocchi by Melissa Tedesco goes well with any sauce, whether it be a classic tomato sauce, or olive oil, garlic, lemon zest, and rosemary sauce.

5. Roasted Butternut Squash with Tahini and Almond Feta

Roasted Butternut Squash with Tahini and Almond Feta

Source: Roasted Butternut Squash with Tahini and Almond Feta

This simple delicious squash is perfectly caramelized and supremely tender. Adding a mix of toppings creates a nice combination of sweet and savory tastes and crunchy and creamy textures, as well as bright, presentation-worthy appeal. This Roasted Butternut Squash with Tahini and Almond Feta by Julia Winnicki can be served as an appetizer or a main dish.

6. Butternut Squash Fritters

Butternut Squash Fritters

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Butternut squash has a natural sweetness and pairs perfectly with all things sage and cinnamon. What’s fab about these Butternut Squash Fritters by Gabrielle St. Claire, is just everything! It’s quick, easy, fun, festive, affordable, vegan, packs veggies, packs flavor, you can top it with whatever you like, it’s perfect for fall, perfect for entertaining, and can easily be made in bulk!!

7. Butternut Squash Apple Pie

Butternut Squash Apple Pie

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Beat it, pumpkin! There’s a new gourd in town, and its name is butternut squash. Sure, you’ve probably had butternut squash roasted or pureed into soup, but it shines in this creamy and sweet autumnal pie. Adding tart, juicy apples seals the deal on its deliciousness! Try this Butternut Squash Apple Pie by Amy Lyons!

8. Roasted Butternut Squash With Mushroom Stuffing

Roasted Butternut Squash With Mushroom Stuffing

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This Roasted Butternut Squash With Mushroom Stuffing by Julie Van den Kerchove is perfect for cold winter evenings when your body craves a warming meal. It is very easy to make, tasty full of flavor, and grain free – we use finely chopped nuts instead of breadcrumbs. Wait until you taste it … Gently roasted pumpkin with meaty mushrooms, salty almonds, and avocado… Irresistible!

9. Butternut Squash and White Bean Risotto

Butternut Squash and White Bean Risotto

Source: Butternut Squash and White Bean Risotto

There’s nothing quite like coming home to some fresh hot risotto, especially this amazing Butternut Squash and White Bean Risotto recipe by Crissy Cavanaugh! The creamy and nutty combination of butternut squash and white beans makes this risotto truly something unique and delicious.

10. Roasted Butternut Squash Tacos With Crisp Apple and Chipotle-Lime Drizzle

Roasted Butternut Squash Tacos With Crisp Apple and Chipotle-Lime Drizzle [Vegan]

Source: Roasted Butternut Squash Tacos With Crisp Apple and Chipotle-Lime Drizzle

Let’s call these Roasted Butternut Squash Tacos by Emily Brees fall tacos – seasonal butternut squash, freshly picked apples, and a little spicy chipotle-lime dressing to kick it up a notch. I dare you not to be blissfully content after eating these. So satisfying and simple to whip up on a weeknight.

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