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Creamy Butternut Squash Pasta

Creamy Butternut Squash Pasta recipe served in a bowl.

Welcoming the new week with some simple rigatoni! This is one of my favourite pasta shapes and the sauce is incredibly delicious too. I have very busy week ahead of me, but somehow I know I will still find the time to make lots of pasta – especially as a dish like this takes only 15 minutes to make. Happy Monday everyone! 💚

Creamy Butternut Squash Pasta recipe served in a bowl.

Creamy Butternut Squash Pasta

This is one of my favourite pasta shapes and the butternut squash sauce is incredibly delicious too.
4.8 from 5 votes
Total Time: 20 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Italian-Inspired
Keyword: Creamy Vegan BUtternut Squash Pasta, Plant-Based Pasta
Calories: 527kcal
Author: Maria
Servings: 2

Ingredients
 

Instructions

  • Cook the pasta for 1-2 minutes under the packaging instructions. At the same time, cook the butternut squash and carrot until fully softened (around 15 minutes).
  • Drain and rinse the squash and carrot when they are ready. Transfer to a blender or food processor together with the nutritional yeast, plant based milk, salt, apple cider vinegar, paprika, cumin and tomato paste. Blend until smooth.
  • Then, heat the olive oil in a large non-stick frying pan. Add the mushrooms and the tamari, cooking for 4-5 minutes, until the mushrooms soften.
  • Add the sauce and the pasta to the frying pan. Stir for a couple minutes, then serve with garnishes of your choice.

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Creamy Butternut Squash Pasta
Amount Per Serving
Calories 527 Calories from Fat 81
% Daily Value*
Fat 9g14%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 3g
Sodium 1233mg54%
Potassium 1500mg43%
Carbohydrates 94g31%
Fiber 16g67%
Protein 16g32%
Vitamin A 29000IU580%
Vitamin C 37mg45%
Calcium 275mg28%
Iron 7mg39%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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2 thoughts on “Creamy Butternut Squash Pasta”

  1. Just FYI that salt figure in the nutrition facts may be off, Google says a half teaspoon of salt is only 1,150 mg, unless the tamari is pure salt…

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