The sweet nutty flavor of butternut squash and fragrant aroma of fresh sage combine with pasta in a light buttery sauce making One Pot Butternut Squash Pasta With Sage your soon-to-be favorite vegetarian one pot dinner.
Butternut Squash Pasta With Sage Recipe
When the weather takes a turn towards autumn and there’s no denying that chill in the air, One Pot Butternut Squash Pasta With Sage will be a welcome addition on your dinner table.
Brimming with the flavors of fall, this one pot recipe is comforting on a chilly evening. The golden buttery sauce gets it’s rich color from the addition of turmeric, a spice with powerful medicinal properties. Cooking everything in one pot makes prepping, cooking and clean up all a cinch which is certainly a welcome bonus on a busy weeknight.
But this recipe isn’t just for weeknight cooking! Guests will praise your culinary talents when you serve our butternut squash sage pasta at your next gathering. Now don’t go telling them how easy it all comes together in just one pot….we can keep that little secret just between us!
Our butternut squash pasta sauce recipe is truly delicious, but if you’re not a fan of butternut squash, this recipe will taste just as fabulous when made with sweet potatoes or fresh pumpkin!
Might I suggest serving your beautiful sage butternut squash pasta with a Pomegranate Apple Mixed Greens Salad and a loaf of rustic bread? Trust me, dinner never tasted so good!
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My favorite pots to make one pot recipes in
One of my favorite deep skillets is the Simply Calphalon Deep 12-inch Pan. Another pot I highly recommend is the Calphalon 1932442 Classic Nonstick All Purpose Pan. Both pots come with lids, have metal handles making them oven safe and have deep sides so all the ingredients from your one pot recipes will fit easily into them.
Ingredients you will need to make this recipe
- butternut squash
- gemelli pasta
- vegetable broth
- fresh sage
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If you know me well, then you know that I am obsessed with my one pot recipes. I just love the convenience of cooking everything in one pot and having a meal ready in no time at all! Here are more one pot recipes you will definitely want to make!
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Travel to Greece with One Pot Greek Lemon Dill Pasta, pasta flavored with capers, olives and red onion in a buttery tomato broth. Cook everything together in the pot, sprinkle with fresh dill, lemon and feta cheese. Perfect for Meatless Monday or top with cooked sliced chicken.
I’ve upgraded mac and cheese from the blue box and made it better and super easy for you with One Pot Mac ‘N Cheese with the pasta, cheesy sauce and breadcrumb topping all cooked together in the same skillet!
One Pot Fettuccine Bolognese is an easy recipe brimming with beef, carrots, celery and onions and forms a sauce with diced tomatoes, tomato sauce, red wine and seasonings as it cooks with the pasta in the same pot. Perfect pasta and sauce recipe for a busy weeknight dinner and great to serve when entertaining too!
One Pot Chicken Parmesan Pasta is an easy recipe bursting with all the flavors of Chicken Parmesan. Seasoned chicken, tomato sauce, cheese, and even penne pasta cook up all together for a quick weeknight dinner that’s ready in just 30 minutes!
- 4 Tbs. butter, divided
- 1 lb. butternut squash*, peeled and cut into bite-size cubes, (3 cups)
- 1/2 cup chopped shallots
- 1 tsp. ground turmeric
- 1/2 tsp. kosher salt
- 8 ounces uncooked bowtie pasta, about 3 cups uncooked pasta
- 2 cups vegetable broth
- 2 cups water
- 1/4 cup chopped fresh sage leaves
- grated Parmesan cheese, serving suggestion
Melt 2 Tbs. butter in large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat and cook butternut squash, shallots, turmeric and kosher salt, stirring occasionally, until lightly browned, about 3 minutes. Add uncooked pasta, broth and water. Bring to a boil and cook 10 minutes.
Stir in remaining 2 Tbs. butter and sage and cook until pasta is al dente and a light sauce forms, about 2 minutes.
Transfer to serving dish and serve, if desired, with Parmesan and freshly cracked black pepper.
* You can substitute sweet potatoes or pumpkin for the butternut squash!