The Best Butternut Squash Recipes

The Best Butternut Squash Recipes

Butternut squash recipes are all the rage in the fall and winter when everyone wants butternut squash soup recipes and homemade butternut squash ravioli recipes. Lucky for you, Recipe4Living has all the butternut squash recipes you could want!


Butternut Squash Soup

Embrace autumn with the great taste of butternut squash, sweetened with a little honey in this soup.

Ingredients

2 Tbs. butter

1 onion, chopped

2 cloves garlic, minced

3 carrots, diced

2 celery stalks, diced

1 potato, peeled and diced

1 butternut squash, peeled, seeded and diced

3 cans (14.5 oz. each) chicken broth

1/2 C. honey

1/2 tsp. dried thyme leaves, crushed

Salt and pepper, to taste

Directions

In a large pot, melt butter over medium heat. Stir in onions and garlic. Cook and stir until lightly browned, about 5 minutes. Stir in carrots, celery, potatoes, squash, chicken broth, honey and thyme. Bring mixture to a boil; reduce heat and simmer 30 to 45 minutes or until vegetables are tender. Remove from heat and cool slightly. Transfer the mixture to blender or food processor; process until smooth. Return pureed soup to pot. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Heat until hot and serve.

More Butternut Squash Recipes:

Butternut Squash Bread

Savory Butternut Squash

Roasted Butternut Squash and Sweet Apples

Butternut Squash Risotto with Saffron and Sage

Butternut Squash with Apple Soup

Butternut Squash and Green Beans with Maple Syrup

Butternut Squash Facts

Storing Butternut Squash: Butternut squash can be stored longer than summer squashes because their skin is so hard and thick. Store in a cool dry place for at least a month. If the squash has been cut into pieces, then wrap in a plastic wrap and refrigerate up to 5 days.

Nutritional Qualities: The following qualities are available in 1 C. of mashed squash: 80 calories, 2 grams protein, 1 gram fat, 18 grams carbohydrates, with riboflavin, iron, Vitamins A and C.

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