It's finally squash season, and we're happy to welcome you to it with a big sale on butternut squash! This sweet, nutty-tasting squash is an excellent source of vitamins A and C, fiber, potassium, magnesium, calcium, and iron!
To select the perfect squash, pick one that's heavy for its size and firm, with blemish-free skin that can't be easily nicked with a fingernail. Once you've picked the perfect squash, you can store it in a cool, dry place for up to three months. But once you see these great recipes, you'll probably want to eat it immediately!
If you peel the squash and dice it, you can store it frozen for as long as a year, to make sure you have this tasty squash on hand year-round!
Here are some delicious ways to enjoy butternut squash:
Mac and Cheese: Bring a healthy twist to your standard mac and cheese by adding butternut squash puree.
Winter Squash and Apple Bake: This dish highlights the flavors of fall and makes a perfect side dish for pork or poultry.
Butternut Apple Bisque: This rich, creamy soup makes for a great appetizer, or a meal all by itself.
Butter Squash and Pear Saute: This sweet and savory side can become a breakfast hash or easy meal with the addition of leftover turkey or chorizo.
Spiced Winter Squash Bread: The squash makes this bread effortlessly moist, perfect to enjoy right out of the oven or sliced and toasted the next day.
Hungry yet? Come stock up on butternut squash at just $0.99 per pound so you can get started trying out these great recipes!