With leaves changing, and the smell of pumpkin spice lattes in the air, it’s only natural to look for some new and exciting fall recipes. A fall favorite is always pumpkin but there’s a new vegetable in town and it’s a great one to add to your grocery list.
Butternut squash is a type of winter squash. It has a sweet, nutty taste similar to that of a pumpkin. It has yellow skin and orange fleshy pulp and is great for all kinds of healthy recipes. Often in the shadows of other squash such as zucchini or yellow squash, butternut deserves all the gold stars of it’s vegetable brethren. It works well in pasta, soups and amazingly in breads and desserts. You can use it several different ways and it’s a great addition to the dinner table that will impress your guests and wow your family. Forget the spaghetti squash, here are eight great options to get you started with butternut squash!