Carmelized Pear, Squash and Parmesan Noodles

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Lysa Christopher

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@LysaC

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

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Serves:
2-4
Prep:
45 Min

Ingredients

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  • 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
    nutmeg
  • 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

Step-by-Step

  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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About Carmelized Pear, Squash and Parmesan Noodles

Course/Dish: Pasta




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