Butternut squash is abundant through fall and winter and oh so versatile. It can be made into stews, pastas, salads, you name it. Here, butternut squash shines as the main ingredient in this delicious... Butternut Squash Bread. By grating the squash instead of using a mashed or canned variety you get an unbeatable hearty texture. Perfect as an afternoon snack or as an evening treat. Butternut squash may be a vegetable, but as with any sweet treat eat in moderation.