Butternut Squash Pasta with Goat Cheese Recipe

Looking for an easy butternut squash pasta with goat cheese recipe? Learn how to make butternut squash pasta with goat cheese using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by nlockwood

Makes 6 servings



roasted butternut squash with pasta and goat cheese sauce

Recipe Ingredients for butternut squash pasta with goat cheese

4 cups butternut squash
3 tbsp olive oil
1 tsp salt
1 tsp pepper
1 lb whole wheat penne pasta
1 cup chopped walnuts
1 cup feta cheese
1/2 cup basil
1/2 onion

Recipe Directions for butternut squash pasta with goat cheese

  1. Peel and cube butternut squash into 3/4 inch squares. Toast walnuts for 6-8 minutes at 350 degrees while preparing squash. Dice onions and add to squash mixture in a large bowl. Toss onions and squash with olive oil and salt and pepper to taste. Roast the mixture for 30-40 minutes in a single layer. Cook pasta according to package directions retaining about 2 cups of the starchy water to make sauce with later.

  2. In a large bowl put 1 cup starchy water with goat cheese and toss in the pasta until goat cheese creates a creamy sauce. Then mix in the roasted squash, walnuts and basil. Top with fresh Parmesan grated cheese if desired.

Categories

Main Dish, American, Thanksgiving

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 234.0g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
553
Calories from Fat
232
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
25.8g
40%
Saturated Fat
5.4g
27%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
22mg
7%
Sodium
685mg
29%
Potassium
477mg
14%
Total Carbohydrates
68.2g
23%
Dietary Fiber
11.5g
46%
Sugars
3.7g
Protein
21.6g
Vitamin A 203% Vitamin C 35%
Calcium 21% Iron 29%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Low in cholesterol
  • Low in sugar
  • Very high in vitamin A
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