Pasta with Winter Squash and Pine Nuts
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Pasta in a soft squash sauce seasoned with pine nuts, sage and parmesan cheese.
Servings Prep Time Cook Time
6 0 mins 0 mins
Ingredients
Directions
1. Shred squash. Melt butter in a large skillet, add pine nuts, cook until lightly brown, remove and set aside.
2. Add olive oil to pan, sauté garlic for 30 seconds over medium-high heat.
3. Add squash and 1 cup of water. Cook until water is absorbed. Add the rest of the water, 1/2 cup at a time stirring occasionally until absorbed each time.
4. Stir in sugar, salt and pepper.
5. Cook pasta according to package directions omitting salt and fat. Drain, reserving 1/2 cup pasta water.
6. Combine pasta, squash mixture in a large bowl. Add 1/2 cup reserved pasta water, and 3/4 cup parmesan cheese.
7. Toss well. Serve sprinkled with remaining 1/4 cup cheese.
8. Note: based on recipe from Cooking Light.
Nutrition summary
There are 389 calories in 1 serving of Pasta with Winter Squash and Pine Nuts.
Calorie split: 29% fat, 55% carbs, 16% protein.
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 serving
Amount Per Serving
Calories
388
 
% Daily Values*
Total Fat
12.6g
16%
Saturated Fat
6.153g
31%
Trans Fat
-
Polyunsaturated Fat
1.634g
Monounsaturated Fat
3.814g
Cholesterol
24mg
8%
Sodium
647mg
28%
Total Carbohydrate
53.81g
20%
Dietary Fiber
3.7g
13%
Sugars
3.48g
Protein
15.88g
Vitamin D
0mcg
0%
Calcium
296mg
23%
Iron
3.12mg
17%
Potassium
406mg
9%
Vitamin A
458mcg
51%
Vitamin C
16.3mg
18%
* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
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