Sausage and Squash Pasta

With a Green Salad

  • 15 min
15 minutes and less
Pork
Family Friendly
High in fiber
High Protein
Low Sodium
Butternut squash is the star of this beautiful recipe! Our pasta dish is made with delicious butternut squash, tender sausage meat, and a sage butter that will give a unique touch to your dinner. Serve alongside a carrot and roasted pumpkin seed green salad and voilà!

Allergens: Dairy, Gluten, Nut, Wheat
Sausage and Squash Pasta

Ingredients

200 g
Penne
10 g
Sage
1
Carrot(s)
1 tbsp
Olive Oil (not included)
285 g
Mild Italian Sausage Meat
200 g
Diced Butternut Squash
3 tbsp
Butter (not included)
30 g
Parmesan
50 g
Lettuce Mix
1 tsp
Cider Vinegar
1 tbsp
Pumpkin Seeds roasted
Nutritional facts
Per serving
Amount / Serving
Calories
989 kcal
Total fat
47 g
Saturated Fat
13 g
Sodium
276 mg
Total Carbohydrate
98 g
Fiber
11 g
Sugar
8 g
Proteins
48 g

Instructions

Cook the pasta
1

Cook the pasta

Bring a pot of salted water to a boil over high heat. Add pasta, reduce heat to medium and cook for 9-10 min, stirring from time to time, until pasta is cooked (al dente). Drain, and set aside. Keep some cooking water for later.

Prepare the ingredients
2

Prepare the ingredients

Chop the sage.

Peel and grate the carrot.

Cook the meat
3

Cook the meat

In a pan, warm 1 Tbsp of olive oil (double for 4 ppl.) over medium-high heat. Cook the sausage meat about 5-7 minutes, stirring often. Remove from pan and set aside.

Cook the veggies
4

Cook the veggies

Add the squash to the pan and continue cooking, stirring, for about 5-7 minutes, until a bit grilled & softened. Add 3 Tbsp of butter (double for 4 ppl.) and the sage and cook until the butter is golden, smelling nutty and foaming, just a minute or two, then remove from heat and add back the sausage.

Make the salad
5

Make the salad

In a bowl, mix the lettuce, the carrot, the roasted pumpkin seeds, the cider vinegar and 1 Tsp of olive oil (double for 4 ppl.).

Serve
6

Serve

Add the pasta to the pan and mix with the brown butter sauce. Stir in the cheese, then add pasta water as needed to smooth the sauce.

Adjust with salt and pepper, and serve with salad.