Roasted Butternut Squash Pasta

Serves: 4Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 1 hour 10 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 butternut squash
  • 4 tsp. extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 cup chopped sweet onion
  • 2 tsp. red wine vinegar
  • ¼ tsp. dried oregano
  • 2 cups cooked pasta
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. black pepper
  • 2 Tbsp. fresh parsley, chopped
  • 2 Tbsp. freshly grated Parmesan cheese

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 400°F. Cut squash in half and scoop out seeds.
  • Using nonstick cooking spray, coat 1 side of 2 pieces of heavy-duty foil large enough to wrap squash halves. Wrap squash in foil; place on a baking sheet. Bake for 1 hour, or until tender.
  • Scoop out baked squash flesh and discard rind; rough-chop the squash.
  • Add olive oil, garlic, and onion to nonstick skillet and sauté for about 5 minutes until onion is transparent. (Alternatively, put oil, garlic, and onion in covered microwave-safe dish; microwave on high for 2–3 minutes.)
  • Remove pan from heat; stir in vinegar and oregano. Add squash; stir to coat in onion mixture. Add pasta and toss to mix. Season with salt and pepper and serve with parsley and cheese.

Recipe Information

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 butternut squash
  • 4 tsp. extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 cup chopped sweet onion
  • 2 tsp. red wine vinegar
  • ¼ tsp. dried oregano
  • 2 cups cooked pasta
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. black pepper
  • 2 Tbsp. fresh parsley, chopped
  • 2 Tbsp. freshly grated Parmesan cheese

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 400°F. Cut squash in half and scoop out seeds.
  • Using nonstick cooking spray, coat 1 side of 2 pieces of heavy-duty foil large enough to wrap squash halves. Wrap squash in foil; place on a baking sheet. Bake for 1 hour, or until tender.
  • Scoop out baked squash flesh and discard rind; rough-chop the squash.
  • Add olive oil, garlic, and onion to nonstick skillet and sauté for about 5 minutes until onion is transparent. (Alternatively, put oil, garlic, and onion in covered microwave-safe dish; microwave on high for 2–3 minutes.)
  • Remove pan from heat; stir in vinegar and oregano. Add squash; stir to coat in onion mixture. Add pasta and toss to mix. Season with salt and pepper and serve with parsley and cheese.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories200
Total Fat6g
Saturated Fat1g
Cholesterol0mg
Sodium640mg
Total Carbohydrate34g
Dietary Fiber3g
Sugars5g
Protein5g