Farfalle with Sausage & Butternut Squash

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Thea Pappalardo

By
@Sassy01

I found this recipe on the internet on Food & Wine website. It is really easy and delicious. A couple of changes were made, such as the addition of pignoli. I love them!

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 3 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 3/4 lb
    butternut squash cut into 1/2 cubes
  • ·
    salt
  • 1 medium
    onion, diced
  • 1 lb
    hot italian sausage, casings removed
  • 12 oz
    farfalle
  • 1/2 c
    parmigiano-reggiano, grated
  • 1/4 c
    pignoli-toasted
  • 6-8
    basil leaves, chopped

How to Make Farfalle with Sausage & Butternut Squash

Step-by-Step

  1. In a large, deep skillet, heat 2 tbsp. olive oil. Add squash, season lightly with salt and cook over high heat, stirring until tender and lightly browned, about 8 minutes. With slotted spoon, transfer to a plate. Add remaining 1 tbsp. of oil to skillet. Add onion and sausage and cook over high heat, breaking up sausage with a spoon until lightly browned and cook thru. Returned squash to skillet.
  2. Cook pasta and drain, reserving 1 cup of pasta water. Add pasta to skillet along with reserved water and the grated cheese. Cook over high heat, stirring until sauce is thick and creamy, 1-2 minutes. Stir in fresh basil.
  3. Garnish with toasted pignoli.

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About Farfalle with Sausage & Butternut Squash

Course/Dish: Pasta Pork
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy



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