Butternut squash gets puréed and diced in this fall pasta dish.
- 2 (14 oz) pkg butternut squash
- 2 cloves garlic, peeled
- 1 (13.25 oz) box whole wheat penne
- 1 medium onion
- 2 tbsp olive oil
- 2 tbsp chopped fresh rosemary
- ¼ cup chopped walnuts
- ½ cup shaved Parmesan cheese
- Cut the squash into smaller pieces. In a medium pot, cook squash and garlic in boiling salted water in a medium pot until squash is fork-tender, about 15 min.
- Meanwhile, cook the penne according to package directions. Drain, reserving ¼ cup cooking liquid.
- Transfer the cooked squash to a strainer. Spoon half into a food processor and purée. Reserve.
- Dice the onion. Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat and sauté the onion for 5 min. Add the squash purée, chopped squash, rosemary, and reserved ¼ cup cooking liquid. Season to taste with salt (in moderation) and pepper.
- Add the pasta and toss with the squash mixture. Divide between 4 plates and top with chopped nuts and Parmesan cheese.
- 5 For $10
- Savory 8 2017
- Calories 348kcal 17%
- Fat 9.0g 14%
- Saturated fat 1.9g 9%
- Carbs 61.1g 20%
- Sodium 41mg 2%
- 5.0g sugar
- 8.5g fiber
- 11.8g protein
- 4mg cholesterol