Roasted Butternut Squash over Pasta

Roasted Butternut Squash over Pasta
Recipe Type: Entree
Author: David and Linda Gobberdiel
Cook time: 30 mins
Total time: 30 mins
Serves: 6
  • 3 ½ – 4 pounds of butternut squash, peeled, seeded and cut into bite-size chunks
  • 1 medium onion cut into 1 inch chunks
  • 2 handfuls of washed and dried escarole, torn
  • 1/3 cup fresh basil leaves, torn
  • 16 fresh sage leaves, torn
  • 5 cloves garlic, coarsely chopped
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • tsp. hot red pepper flakes
  • 1 Tblsp. Brown sugar
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • cup half and half
  • 1 pound bow tie pasta, cooked and drained
  • 1 – 1 ½ cups shredded Asiago cheese
  1. Set oven to 450.
  2. Heat one large sheet pan in oven.
  3. Prep the ingredients. In a big bowl, toss together all the ingredients except half and half, pasta, and cheese.
  4. Turn the squash blend onto the heated pan in the oven. Spread the mixture and bake 25 minutes, turning twice, or until squash is tender.
  5. Once the squash is tender, place pan under broiler for about 5 minutes until the squash has crusty brown edges and the greens and wilted and slightly crisp.
  6. Scrape everything into a serving bowl. Add the half and half, the hot pasta, and 1 cup of cheese. Toss to blend, adjust salt and pepper.
  7. Use remaining cheese as a topping when served.

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