Butternut Squash Noodles

Butternut Squash Noodles

Enjoy more vegetables without giving up comfort with this fast and easy recipe for butternut squash noodles with a creamy garlic sauce.
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  • Serves: 4 persons



  1. Step 1

    Gather the ingredients.
  2. Step 2

    Peel the butternut squash and slice off both ends. Slice off the bulbous end of the squash, which is where most of the seeds will probably be located, and save for another use.
  3. Step 3

    Place the non-bulbous end on a spiralizer, secure firmly and turn the handle to create the noodles. Tip: If you do not have a spiralizer, you can create noodles by using an inexpensive julienne peeler .
  4. Step 4

    Heat the tablespoon of olive oil in a large skillet and add the butternut squash noodles. Sauté on medium-high heat, tossing frequently with tongs , until the noodles soften and reach your desired consistency. Season with salt and set aside.
  5. Step 5

    Heat the unsalted butter and olive oil in a large skillet or cast-iron pan and add the diced onion. Cook on medium heat for about 10 to 15 minutes until the onion softens. Add the garlic and continue cooking for one more minute.
  6. Step 6

    Stir the flour into the onion and garlic mixture and cook for an additional minute. Slowly whisk in the milk and continue whisking until the mixture has no flour lumps and begins to thicken.
  7. Step 7

    Stir in the mustard, chopped sage or basil, salt, pepper and grated Parmesan cheese.
  8. Step 8

    Add the cooked butternut squash noodles to the sauce and toss to coat. Serve with additional grated Parmesan cheese, if desired.
  9. Step 9