Pasta with Winter Squash and Pine Nuts
Pasta in a soft squash sauce seasoned with pine nuts, sage and parmesan cheese.
Servings: 6
Average Rating: Average FatSecret member ranking
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.
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