Butternut Squash spelt pasta with Broccoli

Butternut Squash spelt pasta with Broccoli. This is the season for butternut squash and other winter varieties. I found a beautiful squash at my local farmers market and could not resist making this pasta dish. It’s a real simple sauce and very easy to make. 1 box of spelt pasta( available online through Amazon) 1 Tbsp. olive oil 1 butternut squash, peeled and cut up into 2 inch pieces. 1 small onion, cut into quarters ½ to 1 cup vegetable broth Basil, sage, or parsley 1 Tbsp good quality Parmesan cheese Salt and pepper Preheat oven to 375 degrees Line a baking sheet with tin foil or parchment paper. Place the squash and onion on the pan and mix with the olive oil, salt and pepper. Roast for 30-40 minutes until the squash is cooked through. Transfer to a food processor and purée. Now you can slowly add some stock until you get the desired consistency. It should be quite thick. Note: You can make this sauce ahead of using it. Bring a pot of salted water to a boil, add pasta, cook according to package directions. Throw some broccoli florets into the pot 3 minutes before the pasta is done. Toss the pasta in the butternut squash sauce, top with some Parmesan cheese and fresh herbs.

Butternut Squash spelt pasta with Broccoli.

This is the season for butternut squash and other winter varieties. I found a beautiful squash at my local farmers market and could not resist making this pasta dish. It’s a real simple sauce and very easy to make.

1 box of spelt pasta( available online through Amazon)
1 Tbsp. olive oil
1 butternut squash, peeled and cut up into 2 inch pieces.
1 small onion, cut into quarters
½ to 1 cup vegetable broth
Basil, sage, or parsley
1 Tbsp good quality Parmesan cheese
Salt and pepper

Preheat oven to 375 degrees
Line a baking sheet with tin foil or parchment paper.
Place the squash and onion on the pan and mix with the olive oil, salt and pepper.
Roast for 30-40 minutes until the squash is cooked through.
Transfer to a food processor and purée. Now you can slowly
add some stock until you get the desired consistency. It should be quite thick.
Note: You can make this sauce ahead of using it.

Bring a pot of salted water to a boil, add pasta, cook according to package directions.
Throw some broccoli florets into the pot 3 minutes before the pasta is done.
Toss the pasta in the butternut squash sauce, top with some Parmesan cheese and fresh herbs.