This one is GOOD! Per usual, we subbed a few things.
1. Frozen butternut squash
2. Sweet sausage instead of spicy
3. Banza noodles instead of wheat
It comes from Skinny Taste One & Done .
1 lb butternut squash frozen
10 ounces pasta of choice
11 ounces sweet Italian sausage
1 tbs whipped butter
1/4 c minced shallots
3 garlic cloves, minced
Fresh black pepper
2 c roughly chopped spinach
2 tbs Parmesan, plus some for serving
4 fresh sage leaves, thinly sliced
Microwave your squash per the instructions on the bag. Blend with 1/4 c water until smooth.
Cook pasta per instructions but reserve 1 c of pasta water. Drain the rest.
On medium heat, brown sausage – breaking it into little pieces as it cookes (4-5 minutes). Transfer to a plate.
Melt butter in medium-low in pan. Add shallots and garlic. Cook, stirring, until golden (5-6 minutes). Pour puréed butternut squash in and season with 1/4 tsp salt and pepper to taste. Stir in 3/4 of pasta water to thin. Add more if needed.
Stir in spinach, Parmesan and sage. Add cooked pasta and sausage. Stir until combined. Serve with extra cheese!