penne pasta with garlicky butternut squash

1/4 cup olive oil
4 cups diced butternut squash cut in 1/2" pieces
4 garlic cloves, minced
1/4 cup water
1/4 tsp grated nutmeg
6 sage leaves or 1/4 tsp powdered sage
1/4 cup minced fresh parsley [do not use dried]
1/2 tsp salt
freshly ground black pepper
1 lb penne pasta, uncooked

grated fresh parmesan

Heat oil on medium heat.

Sauté squash in oil 5 min.

Sprinkle in the garlic and cook 2 min.

Pour in water, spices and herbs and cover.

Cook 5 - 10 min until squash is tender.

Cook penne till al dente.

Drain and toss gently with squash.

Serve with a sprinkling of fresh parmesan.

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posted by ramtops on 16 Oct 07 - 14300 views


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