Butternut Squash Pasta

This recipe is a staff favorite. Replace starchy pasta with butternut squash for a healthier take on this rich dish.

Butternut Squash Pasta

Butternut Squash Pasta

Ingredients

  • 1 medium butternut squash peeled and left whole
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • salt and pepper
  • panko bread crumbs
  • ½ cup fresh oregano leaves + 1 tablespoon chopped
  • 8 tablespoons butter
  • 2 ounces prosciutto finely diced
  • ¼ cup crumbled feta cheese

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F.
  2. Using a spiralizer, spiralize the squash into spaghetti size noodles. You can also cube the butternut squash.
  3. Place the butternut noodles or cubes on a baking sheet and toss with 1 tablespoon olive oil and salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Roast in the oven for 10 minutes. Remove from the oven.
  5. Meanwhile, heat a large skillet over medium heat and add 2 tablespoons olive oil. Once heated, add the bread crumbs, oregano, salt and pepper and cook, stirring, for 5 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from skillet and set aside.
  6. Place the butter, remaining 1/2 cup oregano leaves and prosciutto in the skillet and saute over medium heat until the butter is browned and the prosciutto is crisp.
  7. Remove from the heat and add in the butternut squash noodles and toss to mix.
  8. Divide the pasta among bowls and top with breadcrumb mixture and feta. Serve warm.
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