6 butternut squash recipes to get you excited about autumn

These delicious meals will make all that chopping totally worth it...

6 butternut squash recipes to get you excited about autumn

When autumn arrives we all go a little pumpkin-crazy. From seasonal drinks like the PSL (that's Pumpkin Spice Latte, obviously) to pies and curries, the gourd is one versatile vegetable.

We love it so much that we've rounded up all of our favourite butternut squash recipes, from pasta dishes to soups and salads.

Ready to get your squash on? Here’s what to make...

warm butternut squash and chorizo salad

Roast squash is perfect for making salads a whole lot heartier – and with added chorizo, roasted red onion and crunchy walnuts, this Insta-worthy dish serves an impressive six diners.

Curried butternut squash soup

Topped with toasted pumpkin seeds, this warming soup is smooth, spicy and delicious. Serve it with warm bread and a cool dollop of yogurt.

Butternut Squash Wellington

Pull out all the stops for dinner guests with this majestic butternut squash wellington. Using readymade pastry keeps prep-time down, while a couple of tablespoons of pesto packs in the flavour.  

vegetarian chilli-stuffed butternut squash

Does it get any more autumnal than this chilli-stuffed butternut squash recipe? We think not. Serve these all-veggie boats with soured cream and lime wedges – delish.

Butternut Squash and spinach curry

Using frozen butternut squash and whole leaf spinach, this tasty curry is perfect for those weeknights when prep-time is in short supply.

Butternut Squash Open lasagne 

Substituting pasta for butternut squash slices, this is a healthy twist on that all-time family favourite – lasagne. This version serves four people. 

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