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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. #onepot #pasta #butternutsquash #sage #easyrecipe #dinner #entertaining #meatlessmonday #vegetarian #weeknightdinner #swirlsofflavor
One Pot Butternut Squash Pasta With Sage
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
25 mins
When the weather takes a turn towards autumn and there's no denying the chill in the air, One Pot Butternut Squash Pasta With Sage will be a welcome addition on your dinner table. The sweet nutty flavor of butternut squash and fragrant aroma of fresh sage combine with bowtie pasta in a light buttery sauce for a vegetarian one pot dinner.
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Keyword: butternut squash pasta, pasta
Servings: 4
Calories: 394 kcal
Author: Gwynn Galvin
  • 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
  1. 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.

  2. Stir in remaining 2 Tbs. butter and sage and cook until pasta is al dente and a light sauce forms, about 2 minutes.

  3. Transfer to serving dish and serve, if desired, with Parmesan and freshly cracked black pepper.

Recipe Notes

* You can substitute sweet potatoes or pumpkin for the butternut squash!

Nutrition Facts
One Pot Butternut Squash Pasta With Sage
Amount Per Serving
Calories 394 Calories from Fat 117
% Daily Value*
Fat 13g20%
Saturated Fat 7g44%
Cholesterol 30mg10%
Sodium 827mg36%
Potassium 655mg19%
Carbohydrates 63g21%
Fiber 5g21%
Sugar 7g8%
Protein 10g20%
Vitamin A 12654IU253%
Vitamin C 26mg32%
Calcium 90mg9%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.