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Roasted Butternut Squash with Sage and Browned Butter Recipe

Roasted Butternut Squash and Browned Butter Sage Pasta

Dax Phillips
Prep Time 40 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 55 mins
Cuisine Italian
Servings 8

Ingredients
  

  • 1 lb of your favorite pasta cooked just before al dente (I used a thin linguine)
  • 1 whole butternut squash peeled, seeds removed, and cubed
  • generous pinch of salt and pepper
  • drizzle of olive oil
  • 1/2 cup fresh sage leaves chopped
  • 4 tbsp unsalted butter
  • cherry tomatoes quartered, optional
  • pinch of red chili flakes optional
  • 1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese

Instructions
 

  • Start by preheating your oven to 400 degrees. Add the cubed butternut squash to a baking dish, season with salt and pepper, and drizzle with olive oil.
  • Bake for 30 minutes until fork tender, and let cool.
  • Cook your pasta just before al dente, drain and set to the side.
  • Heat a large skillet on medium heat, and then add in the butter. Let the butter sizzle and bubble and get a light brown, then add in the pasta and squash. Gently toss, and cook for a minute or two.
  • Add in the sage, chili flakes, and parmesan cheese, and give another good toss. Cook for a few more minutes until the cheese slightly melts, then serve. Add a few cherry tomato slices to cut through some of those flavors, if you desire.