Here’s another great recipe that utilizes MagNoodles!
MagNoodles with Butternut Squash
- 1 medium butternut squash
- 1 small sweet onion, peeled and diced
- 3 cloves garlic, minced
- Olive oil
- Salt and pepper
- 1/2 cup fresh sage leaves
- 1 pound MagNoodles pasta
- 3/4 cup pine nuts, toasted
- 4 ounces high quality Parmesan, shredded or shaved (about a cup total)
Heat the oven to 375°. Cut the butternut squash in half and scoop out the strings and seeds the middle cavity. Flip the squash halves upside down and peel them. Cut the squash into 1-inch cubes. Toss with the onion, garlic, a drizzle of olive oil and salt and pepper. Mince about half of the fresh sage leaves and also toss with the squash.
Spread the squash mixture in a thin layer on a large baking sheet and roast for about 40 minutes or until the squash is soft.
Heat salted pasta water to boiling and cook MagNoodles until al dente. Drain and set aside. As the squash finishes roasting, heat about two tablespoons of olive oil in a large high-sided sauté pan. The oil is ready when it pops and sputters. (Don’t let it start smoking.) Drop in the rest of the sage leaves and fry for about a minute, or until they begin to just shrivel up.
Remove with a slotted spoon and salt lightly. Crush with the back of a spoon.
Toss all together, top with cheese and serve. Or for a different taste, do not add cheese, and sprinkle with cinnamon.