Make fall flavorful with browned butter & butternut squash pasta

Browned Butter Butternut Squash Pasta

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


  • 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


  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.