Squash and Pasta

Valentine's day was about two weeks ago so this post is extremely late, but who cares about Vday anyway?  RIGHT?  Anyway, being single this year I decided to make dinner for a friend and I.  I found this recipe on theKitchn, which is my favorite website for recipe and food ideas (thank you Nina from Love and Lemonade for turning me to this site).  I chose this recipe because my friend loves butternut squash and I've only had it in soup form so this was a  new take on the vegetable/fruit(?) for me.  I used my camera phone so pictures are not great and also I probably made it wrong anyway.

Fettuccine with Roasted Butternut Squash, brown butter, and Sage


1 small butternut squash, about 2 pounds
1/2 lb fettuccine noodles
4 tbsp unsalted butter
10-15 whole sage leaves, sliced cross-wise into thin ribbons
1/8 tsp nutmeg
1/3 cup pine nuts
Parmesan cheese
salt and pepper to taste

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Roast the butternut squash until carmelized

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I think the oven was too strong or I roasted it too long so some of them came out burnt but it smelled so good and tasted delicious.

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lots of butter for the sauce and sage leaves then add in the roasted butternut squash.

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Top with freshly shaved parmesan cheese and pine nuts!

Click here for complete instructions from theKitchn.com

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happy bellies after carbs =)


Mae says
Wednesday, February 27, 2013

GOD, YUM! That looks yummy, sans heaps of butter! I'm going to have to try this!

Love + aloha,
Mae Xx // thereafterish.com