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carmelized pear, squash and parmesan noodles

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Lysa Christopher
Newport Beach, CA

The perfect pasta dish for a cold evening. Delicious and light my family loves this one.

(1 rating)
yield 2 -4
prep time 45 Min

Ingredients For carmelized pear, squash and parmesan noodles

  • 3 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp
    unsalted butter
  • 2
    shallots, chopped
  • 3
    garlic cloves, minced
  • 1
    anjou pear, thinly sliced
  • 1/2
    butternut squash, peeled and chopped into 1/2 inch cubes
  • 12-15
    brussel sprouts
  • 10-12
    sage leaves, roughly chopped
  • 1/4 tsp
    salt (or add to taste)
  • 1/4 tsp
    black pepper
  • 1 pinch
  • 3 tsp
    balsamic vinegar (i use pomegranate vinegar)
  • 1/2 c
    freshly grated parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 lb
    whole wheat pasta

How To Make carmelized pear, squash and parmesan noodles

  • 1
    Heat a large skillet over medium heat and add olive oil and butter. Add shallots, garlic, squash, brussel sprouts, sage and pear. Top with salt and pepper then stir to coat. Cook for 6-8 minutes, stirring occasionally, then cover and cook for another 5 minutes.
  • 2
    While Veggies are cooking, boil water and prepare pasta according to directions.
  • 3
    Turn the heat under the veggies down to low, then add balsamic and stir. Drain pasta and add directly to skillet, tossing multiple times to coat well. Add in parmesan cheese, taste and season more if desired. Cover and let sit on low heat for 5-10 minutes, stirring ocasionally, so the flavors mesh. Serve with additinal parmesan cheese for topping.

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