Butternut Squash Pasta Salad

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 305.5
  • Total Fat: 11.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 1.5 mg
  • Sodium: 44.2 mg
  • Total Carbs: 43.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 7.6 g
  • Protein: 9.9 g

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A very delicious pasta salad A very delicious pasta salad
Number of Servings: 8


    1 butternut squash, peeled and cubed
    3 cups dry penne pasta
    1 15-oz can of white beans (preferably larger butter beans)
    1/3 cup almonds
    2 tsp brown sugar
    Olive oil
    1/4 cup chopped onion
    3 cloves garlic
    3 tbsp or so of lemon juice
    Zest of one lemon
    3 tbsp parmesan cheese, grated


1) Preheat oven to 375 degrees F
2) Clean, peel, and chop butternut squash. Discard seeds.
3) Toss the squash with 1/2 tablespoon olive oil, salt and pepper to taste, and 2 tsp brown sugar. Add additional spices if you desire.
4) Bake for 30 minutes or until soft. Set aside.
5) Cook pasta according to directions. Drain, rinse in cool water, and set aside.
6) In large pan, saute onions and garlic in 1/2 tbsp olive oil.
7) After onions are soft, add beans. Season onions, beans, and garlic to taste.
8) Mix all previous components.
9) Shake lemon juice, 2 tbsp olive oil, and zest of one lemon together. Add to pasta salad and toss.
10) Put in a container and chill. Add parmesan cheese to taste when serving.

Serving Size: makes 8 servings

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user NSIMPKINS.