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Creamy Butternut Squash Pasta

  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 30 min
  • Ingredients 11
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

1-2 tablespoons olive oil
1/2
onion, chopped (about 1 cup)
1
butternut squash, peeled and diced into cubes (about 4 cups)
2-3 garlic cloves, minced
2
cups chicken stock
1
bay leaf
1/8
teaspoon nutmeg
Salt and pepper to taste
1
lb pasta
1/4
cup parmesan cheese
1/4
cup whole milk

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
% Daily Value
% Daily Value*:
Exchanges:
Free
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
No nutrition information available for this recipe

Expert Tips

Instead of nutmeg, add cumin for a distinct smoky flavor.

Quick and easy recipes don't have to be bland or unhealthy. With a busy family to feed, I'm always looking for those types of dinner recipes. This creamy butternut squash pasta recipe fills my kids up, is inexpensive and can be made ahead or frozen for later.

Directions

  • 1 In a pan on medium-low heat, add olive oil and sauté chopped onion until browned. Add squash and garlic, and cook for another few minutes. Pour in chicken stock and bay leaf, nutmeg, salt, and pepper. Cook until the squash is tender.
  • 2 Meanwhile, cook pasta according to package instructions.
  • 3 Remove bay leaf and, using a hand mixer, purée preparation until completely smooth. Stir in cheese and milk. Toss in cooked pasta and serve immediately.

Quick and easy recipes don't have to be bland or unhealthy. With a busy family to feed, I'm always looking for those types of dinner recipes. This creamy butternut squash pasta recipe fills my kids up, is inexpensive and can be made ahead or frozen for later.

Rate and Comment

Vanessa Bell Vanessa Bell
September 9, 2015

Quick and easy recipes don't have to be bland or unhealthy. With a busy family to feed, I'm always looking for those types of dinner recipes. This creamy butternut squash pasta recipe fills my kids up, is inexpensive and can be made ahead or frozen for later.