Pasta With Winter Squash and Tomatoes

Pasta With Winter Squash and Tomatoes

If we're being truthful, this sweater weather recipe should really be called "winter squash and tomatoes with pasta," as the 2 pounds of squash far outweigh the 1/2 pound of penne it calls for. We think that's a good thing. Every single piece of pasta gets a generous coating of sauce, and there's even some left behind after the pasta is long gone. That's what bread is for.
  • Total:
  • Serves: 4 persons



  1. Step 1

    Bring a large pot of water to a boil and salt it. Put olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add garlic, shallots and pepper flakes and cook for about a minute; add tomatoes and squash, and cook with some salt and pepper.
  2. Step 2

    When squash is tender – about 10 minutes for shreds, 15 or so for small cubes – cook pasta until it is tender. Combine sauce and pasta, and serve, garnished with parsley or Parmesan.