Sep 16, 2011

Skillet Squash Pasta

Prep Time: 15 min
Cook Time: 25 min
Serves: 6

2 thick bacon slices. diced
5 tbsp olive oil, divided
1 medium butternut squash, seeded, peeled and diced (3 1/4 cups)
3/4 cup chicken broth
2 large green onions thinly sliced
1 (16-oz) pkg. fettuccine
4 oz finely shredded Parmesan cheese

Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add bacon; cook 2 to 3 minutes or until crisp and browned. Transfer to a plate line with paper towels. Reserve 1 tablespoon  of the drippings in skillet.

Add 1 tablespoon of the oil to skillet and place over medium heat. Add squash; cook and stir 3 to 5 minutes or until golden brow. Season with salt and pepper to taste. 

Stir in broth, green onions and reserved bacon. Reduce heat to medium-low; cook 12 to 15 minutes or until squash is tender

Meanwhile, cook pasta al dente according to package directions; drain. Place pasta in a large serving bowl. 

Add squash mixture, remaining 1/4 cup oil, and salt and pepper to taste; toss gently to coat. Serve immediately and top with Parmesan.

Per Serving: 500 Calories, 64g carbohydrates, 17g protein. 3g fiber, 19g fat, 5g saturated fat, 20 mg cholesterol. 360mg sodium.

We over cooked out squash. 
It was a great and relatively easy meal to make. 
BUT... Neither of us were really fans to of the butternut squash to begin with.

Try it out and let us know what you think!!!

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  1. Mmmmmm. You had me at bacon!

    Thanks for linking up to the "about you" linky party. I loved reading about you :)

  2. Sounds good....isn't everything better with bacon?! :) I like easy recipes!
    Thanks for linking up to Show & Share!!