Spaghetti with Roasted Butternut Squash

Squash is the star in this hearty pasta dish featuring a combination of bacon, nuts, roasted garlic, and browned butter.



by 5  people


add your rating
add a comment
Servings: 8
Total Time: 40 mins
Recent Activity:
 
savings in
 
Ingredients
  • see savings
    On Sale
    1  2  pound 
    butternut squash, peeled and cut in 2-inch pieces
  • see savings
    On Sale
    1   bulb 
    garlic, separated into cloves and peeled, (halve large cloves)
  • see savings
    On Sale
    3   tablespoons 
    olive oil
  • see savings
    On Sale
    1  14 - 16  ounce package 
    dried multigrain, whole wheat, or regular spaghetti
  • see savings
    On Sale
    1/4  cup 
    butter
  • see savings
    On Sale
    3   slices 
    bacon, crisp-cooked and crumbled
  • see savings
    On Sale
    1/2  cup 
    walnuts, chopped and toasted
  • see savings
    On Sale
    1/2  teaspoon 
    freshly grated nutmeg or 1/4 tsp. ground nutmeg
  • see savings
    On Sale
    1/3  cup 
    shredded Pecorino cheese
  • see savings
    On Sale
     
    Sliced green onion (optional)

Directions
1.
Heat oven to 425 degrees F. In 15x10x1-inch baking pan toss together squash, peeled garlic cloves, oil, and 1/4 teaspoon each salt and black pepper. Evenly spread squash in pan. Bake 15 to 18 minutes or until squash is tender and lightly browned.
2.
Meanwhile, cook spaghetti, with 1 tablespoon salt added to water, according to package directions. Drain; keep warm.
3.
In small saucepan heat butter over medium heat until it turns the color of light brown sugar, stirring frequently.
4.
In serving bowl toss spaghetti with about half the browned butter. Toss squash, garlic, bacon, nuts, and nutmeg with remaining browned butter. Serve squash mixture over spaghetti. Sprinkle with cheese and green onions. Makes 8 servings.
Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 398, Fat, total (g) 19, chol. (mg) 22, sat. fat (g) 6, carb. (g) 47, fiber (g) 6, pro. (g) 13, vit. A (IU) 100.1, vit. C (mg) 21.26, sodium (mg) 250, calcium (mg) 121.16, iron (mg) 2.7, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
Add Your Review
 Articles
Butternut Squash Lasagna: A Healthy Twist on a Family Favorite
... and roasted butternut squash provide more than ample flavor. Plus, the noodles will have those cute ruffles...: lasagna. This butternut squash lasagna recipe caught my eye; its dual wholesomeness and decadence an ideal... comfort in the depths of winter. It represents the season especially well, considering butternut squash... read more...
Quick and Easy Dinner Recipes: Skillet Pot Roast with Cherries
...Pot Roast sounds so hearty and healthy right now, but quick and easy dinner recipes are what we...! Well, it doesn't matter what Skillet Pot Roast with Cherries sounds like. Here are the facts: Our 30... -- thanks to a recipe that calls for a pre-cooked, refrigerated roast that just needs to be heated up... read more...
Easy Pot Roast: the Perfect Post-Holiday 30-Minute Meal
.... Ring out the old. Ring in the NEW -- like tonight, maybe -- with this recipe for Easy Pot Roast. No, we... are not kidding. You can have pot roast tonight with a dish that take only 25 minutes -- start to finish...-and-serve pot roast. Then dress up the meat with some fruit, maybe peaches and/or plums; add a little fresh... read more...
how tos
Food Blogs We Love
see more blogs

shop our favorite products