TikTok chefs level up butternut squash recipes for fall

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Butternut squash is a delicious autumn staple that tastes great in a variety of dishes! If you’re in the mood for butternut squash but are unsure about how to prepare it, head over to TikTok, where talented chefs are whipping up butternut squash pastas, soups and everything in between. Here are five of the most delicious butternut squash recipes on TikTok

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1. Butternut squash baked feta pasta

This butternut squash pasta puts a delicious twist on the viral baked feta pasta trend! To make it, fill a baking dish with cubed butternut squash. Then place a block of feta in the center. Top with olive oil and spices, and bake until the butternut squash is tender. Add more oil and seasonings, mix the feta and butternut squash together, add in pasta and enjoy!

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2. Butternut squash toast

Who says you can’t have butternut squash for breakfast? This Thanksgiving-themed butternut squash toast is the perfect way to start your day. Start by thinly slicing a roasted butternut squash. Then mix together ricotta, parmesan and spices. Spread the cheese mixture onto a piece of toast. Then add cherry jam, the butternut squash slices, and top the toast with pumpkin seeds.

3. Butternut squash soup

This cozy, hearty soup is a classic autumn dish for good reason. To make it, place butternut squash chunks onto a baking sheet with onions, carrots, garlic, chili peppers and rosemary. Season the veggies and bake, removing them from the oven halfway through to add some vegetable stock. When the veggies are finished cooking, blend them up and add more vegetable stock, Greek yogurt and spices. Now it’s time to just enjoy!

4. Butternut squash cake

This butternut squash dessert is so decadent! To make it, heat sugar and milk in a pan. Then finely grate a butternut squash. Combine the sugar and butternut squash in a bowl with eggs and almonds. Next, mix in flour, spices and leavening agents. After baking the cake, top it with caramel sauce, whipped cream and more almonds.

5. Butternut squash parmesan bites

These cheesy butternut squash parmesan bites are so easy to make! All you need to make them is butternut squash, flour and parmesan cheese (plus baking powder and a few spices for flavor). Just roast a butternut squash and mash it into a puree. Then mix it into a bowl of flour, baking powder and spices. Knead the mixture to form a dough. Then work in some grated parmesan cheese. Finally, separate the dough into pieces, and bake them in the oven. 

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