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Butternut Squash Recipes

Here's the BEST Butternut Squash Recipes - and try this BONUS Stuffed Butternut Squash with Sausage recipe.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time55 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: butternut squash recipes, kale, stuffed butternut squash, turkey sausage
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 388kcal
Author: Taylor Stinson


  • 2 tbsp olive oil divided
  • 2 small butternut squash peeled and slice in half lengthwise
  • 1 lb ground turkey
  • 1 tbsp fennel seeds
  • 2 tsp paprika
  • 2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 2 cups kale


  • Preheat oven to 450 F. Microwave squash one at a time for 2 minutes each. Peel and slice butternut squash in half lengthwise. Scoop out the seeds then arrange halves on a parchment lined baking sheet, cut sides up. Drizzle with 1 tbsp olive oil then season with salt and pepper. Bake for 45 minutes until softened.
  • Meanwhile, mix fennel, paprika, garlic powder, salt & pepper into raw ground turkey to create sausage. Pan fry with 1 tbsp olive oil over med-high heat for 7-8 minutes until fully browned and cooked through. Stir in kale then set aside.
  • Remove squash from oven and scrape out a thin layer of flesh. Either reserve flesh for another use or toss with cooked turkey and kale, then stuff back into squash and bake another 5 minutes. Serve and enjoy!



Calories: 388kcal | Carbohydrates: 49g | Protein: 33g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 6g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 62mg | Sodium: 670mg | Potassium: 1889mg | Fiber: 9g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 43733IU | Vitamin C: 119mg | Calcium: 257mg | Iron: 5mg