Wondering what to serve with butternut squash? Here are recipes for main dishes, side dishes, and salads that pair well with butternut squash!
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Hi, Rhubarbarians! So, you have a butternut squash that you've cooked and are wondering what to serve with it?
Whether you're serving the squash as a side dish for dinner or for a holiday meal, here are my favorite vegetarian recipes to serve with butternut squash.
Looking for the easiest way to roast butternut squash? Try these roasted butternut squash halves!
What goes with butternut squash?
Butternut squash is known for it's sweet and nutty squash flavor. When cooked, it becomes even sweeter and gets very soft.
The flavor of butternut squash pairs well with warm spices like cinnamon and nutmeg, but also pairs well with savory herbs like thyme and sage. This makes it the perfect fall side dish!
You can swap mashed potatoes for mashed butternut squash, or any roasted root veggie for roasted butternut squash cubes.
When is butternut squash season? Butternut squash grows in late summer to early fall. But, the squash stores so well that they can be stored through the fall and winter.
These main dishes pair well alongside mashed or pureed butternut squash, or roasted cubes of butternut squash.
I love serving this dish wish mashed potatoes, but mashed butternut squash would be fantastic!
The filling in these vegan pot pies would be so yummy with mashed butternut squash.
Cubes of roasted butternut squash would pair so well with cheese tortellini and caramelized onions.
Cheesy, garlicky, mushrooms over rustic toast served with a side of mashed butternut squash? Yes, please!
These meatless meatballs are coated in a cranberry glaze. Serve them with silky smooth mashed butternut squash.
Skip the fries and serve cubes of roasted butternut squash on the side of these vegetarian burgers!
This saucy, vegan cacciatore with white beans would be a cozy and complete meal served over mashed butternut squash.
These stacked mushrooms are cooked with amber ale and topped with arugula, goat cheese, and balsamic reduction. A side of roasted butternut squash would be amazing!
If you already have a main dish and need something extra to serve with butternut squash, try these side dishes that pair well.
Here's the best vegetarian gravy recipe to try on top of mashed butternut squash!
Imagine scooping up some mashed butternut squash with this freshly made focaccia bread. So yummy!
Cranberry sauce is a classic side dish served at Thanksgiving. Served next to roasted butternut squash is a fall flavor combo you don't want to miss.
Along with the cranberry sauce, add these individual stuffing cups to your plate! So delicious.
Add some garlicky, lemony, greens to your plate alongside your butternut squash!
These rolls are soft and fluffy with just a hint of butternut squash flavor. Perfect for scooping up mashed butternut squash.
The flavor and texture of these fall salads would go very well with cubes of roasted butternut squash added to them.
You can also serve these alongside mashed butternut squash.
Cubes of roasted butternut squash would add amazing texture and flavor to this crunchy fall salad.
This warm and cozy brussels sprout salad would be perfect next to roasted cubed or mashed butternut squash.
Add some roasted butternut squash cubes to this root veggie salad for some sweetness.
Warm, salty cheese, roasted apples, and pecans would be amazing with some roasted butternut squash.
Butternut squash recipes to try:
- Roasted butternut squash with cranberries and pecans
- Butternut squash and black bean tacos
- Curried butternut squash cauliflower soup
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