One of the best parts about summer ending is the great seasonal ingredients that come with the fall season. And when push comes to shove, butternut squash might just be the best.

Besides the classic butternut squash soup, there are so many recipes that highlight this sweet-and-savory favorite. Cooking with it is a sure-fire way to get excited for fall, and to get in the mood for the colder season. Check out some of our favorite ways to make this squash!

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  • Butternut Squash Parmesan Gratin with Sage Breadcrumbs

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.cookincanuck.com/2010/01/butternut-squash-parmesan-gratin-with/" target="_blank">Butternut Squash Parmesan Gratin with Sage Breadcrumbs Recipe</a> by Cookin' Canuck</strong>

  • Butternut Squash Pie

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/10/27/butternut-squash-pie_n_1061418.html" target="_hplink">Butternut Squash Pie Recipe</a></strong>

  • Butternut Squash Black Bean Tostadas

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.twopeasandtheirpod.com/butternut-squash-black-bean-tostadas/" target="_blank">Butternut Squash Black Bean Tostadas Recipe</a> by Two Peas & Their Pod</strong>

  • Baked Butternut Squash And Cheese Polenta

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/10/27/baked-butternut-squash-an_n_1058215.html" target="_hplink">Baked Butternut Squash and Cheese Polenta Recipe</a></strong>

  • Butternut Squash Skillet Lasagna

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.howsweeteats.com/2012/10/butternut-squash-skillet-lasagna/" target="_blank">Butternut Squash Skillet Lasagna Recipe</a> by How Sweet It Is</strong>

  • Roasted Butternut Squash Pizza

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://bevcooks.com/2013/09/roasted-butternut-squash-pizza-tablespoon-tuesdays/" target="_blank">Roasted Butternut Squash Pizza Recipe</a> by Bev Cooks</strong>

  • Bean, Corn And Squash Stew

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/10/27/bean-corn-and-squash-ste_n_1058226.html" target="_hplink">Bean, Corn and Squash Stew Recipe</a></strong>

  • Roasted Butternut Squash & Balsamic Sauce for Pasta (& More)

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.cookincanuck.com/2012/10/roasted-butternut-squash-balsamic-sauce-recipe-for-pasta/" target="_blank">Roasted Butternut Squash & Balsamic Sauce for Pasta (& More) Recipe</a> by Cookin' Canuck</strong>

  • Roasted Butternut Squash, Radicchio, and Onion

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.simplyrecipes.com/recipes/roasted_butternut_squash_radicchio_and_onion/" target="_blank">Roasted Butternut Squash, Radicchio, and Onion Recipe</a> by Simply Recipes</strong>

  • Nutty Sweet Potato, Arugula And Goat Cheese Salad

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/10/27/nutty-sweet-potato-butte_n_1057642.html" target="_hplink">Nutty Sweet Potato, Arugula and Goat Cheese Salad Recipe</a></strong>

  • Butternut Squash And Sage Wontons

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/10/27/butternut-squash-and-sage_n_1061045.html" target="_hplink">Butternut Squash and Sage Wontons Recipe</a></strong>

  • Spiced Butternut Swash Cupcakes with Maple Cream Cheese Frosting

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.gimmesomeoven.com/spiced-butternut-squash-cupcakes-with-maple-cream-cheese-frosting/" target="_blank">Spiced Butternut Swash Cupcakes with Maple Cream Cheese Frosting Recipe</a> by Gimme Some Oven</strong>

  • Butternut Squash Enchiladas

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.howsweeteats.com/2012/11/butternut-squash-enchiladas/" target="_blank">Butternut Squash Enchiladas Recipe</a> by How Sweet It Is</strong>

  • Spiced, Roasted Butternut Squash With Shrimp-And-Rice Filling

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/10/27/spiced-roasted-butternut-_n_1057480.html" target="_hplink">Spiced, Roasted Butternut Squash with Shrimp-and-Rice Filling Recipe</a></strong>

  • Penne With Braised Squash And Greens

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/10/27/penne-with-braised-squash_n_1049118.html" target="_hplink">Penne with Braised Squash and Greens Recipe</a></strong>

  • Roasted Squash Soup With Maple-Glazed Banana

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/10/27/roasted-squash-soup-with-_n_1058651.html" target="_hplink">Roasted Squash Soup with Maple-Glazed Banana Recipe</a></strong>

  • Roasted Butternut Squash With Cracklings

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/10/27/roasted-butternut-squash-_n_1057469.html" target="_hplink">Roasted Butternut Squash with Cracklings Recipe</a></strong>

  • Caramelized Butternut Squash Wedges with a Sage Hazelnut Pesto

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://food52.com/recipes/7374-caramelized-butternut-squash-wedges-with-a-sage-hazelnut-pesto" target="_blank">Caramelized Butternut Squash Wedges with a Sage Hazelnut Pesto Recipe</a> by melissav/Food52</strong>

  • Butternut Squash, Roasted Apple and Goats' Cheese Dip

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.cookthestory.com/2010/11/30/butternut-squash-roasted-apple-and-goats-cheese-dip/" target="_blank">Butternut Squash, Roasted Apple and Goats' Cheese Dip Recipe</a> by Cook The Story</strong>

  • Quinoa Salad with Butternut Squash, Dried Cranberries & Pepitas

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.twopeasandtheirpod.com/quinoa-salad-with-butternut-squash-dried-cranberries-pepitas/" target="_blank">Quinoa Salad with Butternut Squash, Dried Cranberries & Pepitas Recipe</a> by Two Peas & Their Pod</strong>

  • Baked Tortellini with Turkey, Butternut Squash & Chard

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.cookincanuck.com/2011/11/baked-tortellini-with-turkey-butternut-squash-chard-recipe/" target="_blank">Baked Tortellini with Turkey, Butternut Squash & Chard Recipe</a> by Cookin' Canuck</strong>

  • Pasta with Butternut Parmesan Sauce

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.simplyrecipes.com/recipes/pasta_with_butternut_parmesan_sauce/" target="_blank">Pasta with Butternut Parmesan Sauce Recipe</a> by Simply Recipes</strong>

  • Golden Beet and Pomegranate Salad

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.simplyrecipes.com/recipes/golden_beet_and_pomegranate_salad/" target="_blank">Golden Beet and Pomegranate Salad Recipe</a> by Simply Recipes</strong>

  • Butternut Squash Gnocchi with Whiskey Cream Sauce

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.aspicyperspective.com/2010/11/labor-of-love.html" target="_blank">Butternut Squash Gnocchi with Whiskey Cream Sauce Recipe</a> by A Spicy Perspective</strong>

  • Winter Salad of Roasted Golden Beets & Butternut Squash

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.versesfrommykitchen.com/2012/12/winter-salad-of-roasted-golden-beets-butternut-squash-salad.html" target="_blank">Winter Salad of Roasted Golden Beets & Butternut Squash Recipe</a> by Verses from my Kitchen</strong>

  • Butternut Squash, Bacon & Blue Cheese Macaroni & Cheese

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.gimmesomeoven.com/butternut-squash-bacon-and-blue-cheese-macaroni-and-cheese/" target="_blank">Butternut Squash, Bacon & Blue Cheese Macaroni & Cheese Recipe</a> by Gimme Some Oven</strong>

  • Butternut Squash Wedges With Maple Butter

    <strong>Get the<a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/10/27/butternut-squash-wedges-w_n_1059258.html" target="_hplink">Butternut Squash Wedges with Maple Butter Recipe</a></strong>

  • Butternut Squash Risotto

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.skinnytaste.com/2008/10/butternut-squash-risotto.html" target="_blank">Butternut Squash Risotto Recipe</a> by Skinny Taste</strong>

  • Mashed Potatoes With Butternut Squash

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/10/27/mashed-potatoes-with-butt_n_1058545.html" target="_hplink">Mashed Potatoes with Butternut Squash Recipe</a></strong>

  • Easy Butternut Squash Shells

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.howsweeteats.com/2012/10/easy-butternut-skillet-shells/" target="_blank">Easy Butternut Squash Shells Recipe</a> by How Sweet It Is</strong>

  • Butternut Squash Butter Lettuce Salad with Spicy Avocado Dressing

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.foodiecrush.com/2013/02/butternut-squash-butter-lettuce-salad-with-spicy-avocado-dressing/" target="_blank">Butternut Squash Butter Lettuce Salad with Spicy Avocado Dressing Recipe</a> by Foodie Crush</strong>

  • Butternut Squash Chickpea Salad

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.annies-eats.com/2012/09/24/butternut-squash-chickpea-salad/" target="_blank">Butternut Squash Chickpea Salad Recipe</a> by Annie's Eats</strong>

  • Butternut Squash and Roasted Garlic Galette

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://food52.com/recipes/7329-butternut-squash-and-roasted-garlic-galette" target="_blank">Butternut Squash and Roasted Garlic Galette Recipe</a> by lorinalock/Food52</strong>

  • Kale Salad with Roasted Butternut Squash and Spiced Pecans

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://food52.com/recipes/7763-kale-salad-with-roasted-butternut-squash-and-spiced-pecans" target="_blank">Kale Salad with Roasted Butternut Squash and Spiced Pecans Recipe</a> by lisaiscooking/Food52</strong>

  • Red Quinoa with Butternut Squash, Cranberries and Pecans

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://glutenfreegoddess.blogspot.com/2010/01/red-quinoa-with-butternet-squash.html" target="_blank">Red Quinoa with Butternut Squash, Cranberries and Pecans Recipe</a> by Gluten-Free Goddess</strong>

  • Gluten-Free Butternut Pecan Scones

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://glutenfreegoddess.blogspot.com/2010/01/red-quinoa-with-butternet-squash.html" target="_blank">Gluten-Free Butternut Pecan Scones Recipe</a> by Gluten-Free Goddess</strong>

  • Butternut Squash And Millet Gratin

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/10/27/butternut-squash-and-mill_n_1057437.html" target="_hplink">Butternut Squash and Millet Gratin Recipe</a></strong>

  • Gingered Butternut Squash Soup With Balsamic Drizzle

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/10/27/gingered-butternut-squash_n_1059491.html" target="_hplink">Gingered Butternut Squash Soup with Balsamic Drizzle Recipe</a></strong>

  • Butternut Squash Salad With Hazelnuts

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/10/27/butternut-squash-salad-wi_n_1058261.html" target="_hplink">Butternut Squash Salad with Hazelnuts Recipe</a></strong>

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