Browned Butter Butternut Squash Pasta

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  • Make fall flavorful with browned butter & butternut squash pasta

    Ah, fall is almost here, but from the change in the weather to the posts on Instagram, it feels as if it has arrived. Hints of it can be found in our home, especially in the kitchen. I’ve been cooking & baking with my fall favorites, including butternut squash. I’ve always appreciated butternut squash for it’s beauty & it’s flavor. It’s graced several of my table settings & decorated a few of our homes. I love anything versatile, so it should come as no surprise that a vegetable I can use to decorate my table one day, will become dinner the next. Flowers can’t do that.

    Make fall flavorful with browned butter & butternut squash pasta

    This recipe is a combination of a few of my fall favorite pasta recipes, including butternut squash ravioli. It’s unbelievably filling!

    Make fall flavorful with browned butter & butternut squash pasta
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    Browned Butter Butternut Squash Pasta

    Cook Time 30 minutes
    Total Time 30 minutes
    Servings 4
    Author Julie Blanner

    Ingredients

    • 1 stick butter
    • fresh sage leaves
    • 1/4 c chopped walnuts
    • 1 Tbsp minced garlic
    • 1 large butternut squash cubed
    • 1/4 c fresh grated parmesan or pecorino
    • pepper
    • 1 lb pasta

    Instructions

    1. Bring a large pot of water to a boil & add squash. Cook 15 minutes, remove & put in a food processor. Add noodles to boiling water.
    2. Meanwhile, brown butter over medium heat until amber in color & it has a nutty scent. Add sage leaves, walnuts & garlic. Remove from heat in 30 seconds.
    3. Remove sage leaves & place on paper towels to dry.
    4. In a food processor, puree squash. Add to butter mixture & stir well. Add fresh cracked pepper.
    5. Toss with pasta, top with fresh parmesan & sage leaves.

    Make fall flavorful with browned butter & butternut squash pasta

    Julie

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