Butternut Squash Walnut Parmesan Pasta

Butternut Squash Walnut Parmesan Pasta

Take your family meal from good to gourmet with this appetizing Fall butternut squash pasta dish featuring Stella® Cheese.
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  • Serves: 6 persons



  1. Step 1

    Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Step 2

    Place walnuts on rimmed baking pan. Transfer to oven and bake 8 minutes. Transfer walnuts to small bowl. Leave oven on.
  3. Step 3

    Add squash and onion to same rimmed baking pan. Drizzle with oil and sprinkle with salt and 1/2 teaspoon black pepper; toss until well combined. Transfer to oven and bake 15 minutes or until squash is very tender.
  4. Step 4

    Meanwhile, in large pot of boiling salted water, cook pasta according to package instructions.
  5. Step 5

    Set aside 1/2 cup Stella® Parmesan cheese for garnish. Add remaining cheese, 3 sage leaves, broth, cream, vinegar, red pepper flakes, walnuts, squash mixture, and remaining 1/2 teaspoon black pepper to blender and blend until smooth.
  6. Step 6

    Transfer sauce to large pot. Heat over medium heat 3 minutes, stirring occasionally. Drain pasta and add to pot with sauce. Cook 2 minutes or until warmed through, stirring frequently.
  7. Step 7

    Let pasta stand 5 minutes before serving (sauce will continue to thicken). Serve pasta garnished with reserved cheese and additional sage leaves, if desired.