How to cook butternut squash

To discover how to cook butternut squash, see the following recipes which will give you various ways to cook and prepare this vegetable.
  1. Baked Butternut Squash Purée

    Try other available squash, such as small hubbard or sweet potato squash.

  2. Pan-Roasted Shallots with Butternut Squash and Brussels Sprouts

    This tasty side dish can be partly made ahead for easy finishing during the busy Thanksgiving serving time.

  3. Butternut Squash Cubes

    Peel, seed and cut squash into 1-inch (2.5 cm) cubes. Toss with vegetable oil, salt, pepper and paprika. Spread on rimmed baking sheet; roast in...

  4. Butternut Squash Pie

    Winter squash is not only for savoury dishes. Here, butternut squash becomes sweet and caramelized when roasted, giving it a silkier texture and...

  5. Roasted Red Pepper and Butternut Squash Soup

    This recipe forms a concentrate for the soup which can be stored in the refrigerator.

  6. Stuffed Butternut Squash

    We grew butternut squash on our farm and had so many squash. It became a favourite of my daughter's. I baked it in the microwave and it was...

  7. Lentil Curry with Squash and Spinach

    There's lots of satisfying flavour in this inexpensive high-fibre vegetarian dish. Serve with rice, warm pita or naan breads, and yogurt.

  8. Squash and Mushroom Gratin

    Easy and impressive, this makes a good side dish or vegetarian main dish for weekend entertaining.

  9. Roasted Squash, Onion and Fennel Toss

    This medley of roasted vegetables is easy to make and packed with flavour. Best of all — It's a light dish.

  10. Winter Vegetable Pasta Salad

    Cook everything together in one pot for this easy warm salad.

  11. Black and Orange Rice

    Savour the flavours of the harvest in this side dish, which is just the right colour combination for Halloween.

  12. Mashed Squash

    Squash is plentiful now, so you'll want to include this vegetable in many meals. For four servings, cut squash in half lengthwise and scoop out seeds.

  13. Thai Squash and Coconut Soup with Shrimp

    Perfect for entertaining, this lightly spiced soup can be prepared a few days in advance. Use the stems and the carefully cleaned roots of the...

  14. Squash Ravioli with Sage and Walnut Butter

    Preheat oven to 425°F (220°C). Place squash, cut side down, in roasting pan; roast in oven until tender, about 45 minutes. Remove peel and place...

  15. Phyllo-Topped Chicken Pot Pie

    As the winter darkness spills into day, the kitchen brightens with cold-weather favourites. But lest you think this means fiddling with pastry,...

  16. Caramel Pumpkin Custard

    Pastry chef Miriam Folkins prefers the dense orange butternut squash to pumpkin in this delicious Thanksgiving version of crème caramel.

  17. Penne with Squash and Black Beans

    A cheesy, veggie-filled pasta dish that's sure to please. Go ahead and make extra, it's just as good reheated for lunch.

  18. Squash and Pepper Burritos

    Serve with Leafy Avocado Radish Salad (see recipe link below).

  19. Fresh and Spicy Squash Soup

    In large heavy saucepan or Dutch oven, heat oil over medium heat; cook onions, garlic, celery, ginger, fresh and ground coriander, cumin, salt,...

  20. Honey Roasted Squash Rings

    In season, acorn squash skins are tender enough to eat, but at other times, you may want to peel them off.

  21. Maple-Glazed Squash and Beans with Walnuts

    Butternut squash is the easiest of the squashes to peel and cut into finger-size sticks for this sensational side dish.

  22. Squash and Kale Phyllo Pie

    This vegetable pie is equally suitable as a hearty side dish or vegetarian entree (From "Discover Phyllo" in the April 2005 issue of Canadian...

  23. Potiron Bisque

    At the restaurant, an oval of mascarpone cheese, a drizzle of maple syrup and a pea tendril show off this velvety purée. Potiron is a French...

  24. Squash Couscous

    Couscous, the final course at a special meal, is served to satisfy guests so that no one leaves hungry. This steamed preparation takes a little...

  25. Lamb Stew with Squash and Mint

    Leg of lamb becomes meltingly tender as it braises in a slow cooker. You can save yourself some work by buying cubed lamb if available. Serve over...