Roasted Butternut Squash& Wilted Arugula Spaghetti

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Tiffany Bannworth

By
@MissAnubis

Welcome the fall with Roasted Butternut Squash!

The sage, maple, and squash really complement each other. I think this is a meal you will enjoy. My boys had seconds (and thirds).

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
6-8
Prep:
1 Hr
Cook:
30 Min

Ingredients

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ROASTED SQUASH

1
whole butternut squash
olive oil for rubbing squash
brown sugar for rubbing squash
1 c
water for pan

SAUCE

1/2 stick
butter
water reserved from roasting pan
3/4 c
milk or cream
1/4 c
white wine
1/2 c
maple syrup
cubed squash
handful of arugula
1 pinch
cayenne
1 tsp
sage (optional)
salt and pepper to taste

PASTA

2 box
vegetable spaghetti
1 Tbsp
oil
1 Tbsp
salt
water for boiling

How to Make Roasted Butternut Squash& Wilted Arugula Spaghetti

Step-by-Step

  • 1Cut your butternut squash into quarters. (reserve seeds for next year's planting)
  • 2Rub with oil and place skin down in a square Pyrex baking dish. Sprinkle brown sugar and pour in the water to the bottom of pan.
  • 3Bake at 400 until squash is fork tender.
  • 4Reserve water for sauce. Allow squash to cool until easy to handle.
  • 5Cut off skin. Then cube into decent size cubes.
  • 6In a saucepan, place butter and squash. Cook until butter is melted on med high.
  • 7Add maple, wine, and reserved roasting water. Cook for an additional 5 minutes.
  • 8Lower heat to low medium and add milk and seasonings. Cover and stir occasionally for 10 to 15 minutes.
  • 9Take almost all of the liquid and half of the squash and arugula and puree in the food processor. Pour back into pan and mix well. Continue to cook on low while you prepare your pasta.
  • 10At this time, boil your pasta. When al dente, drain and optionally toss with olive oil and parmesan.

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About Roasted Butternut Squash& Wilted Arugula Spaghetti

Course/Dish: Pasta, Other Main Dishes, Roasts
Regional Style: Italian
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy




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