Creamy Butternut Squash Pasta

Creamy Butternut Squash Pasta

Yields4 ServingsPrep Time10 minsCook Time20 minsTotal Time30 minsCategory,

Looking for an extra creamy pasta recipe? Butternut squash has a vast number of health benefits such as being rich in vitamins, fiber and disease-fighting antioxidants. They are also a great low-carb alternative to potatoes with the same creamy consistency. Its subtle flavour makes this fruit (yes although often regarded as a vegetable) so versatile for both savoury and sweet dishes. Try this simple recipe in just 30 minutes and don't forget to top with some fresh sage leaves. ​


Butternut Squash Sauce
 1 yellow onion
 12 fresh sage leaves
 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
 420 g butternut squash, chopped
 240 ml oat milk
 salt and pepper to season
 340 g whole wheat pasta
 fresh sage leaves
 black pepper
 chopped walnuts


Step 1

In a large pot boil some water and add the chopped butternut squash and cook for 8 minutes. ​

Step 2

In a pan, add 2 tbsp olive oil and heat over medium heat. Once hot add 8 sage leaves and let them crisp for 30 seconds.​

Remove from the heat and place them to the side.​

Step 3

To the same pot, add chopped onion and 4-6 sage leaves with 60ml water and let onion soften​.

Once the butternut squash has cooked, remove from the water using a simmer. Add the squash to the pan with the onions. ​

Step 4

In the water where the butternut squash was cooked, cook the pasta also. Reserve 230ml of the pasta cooking water for later. ​

Place the cooked butternut squash. Onions and sage into the blender. To this, add oat milk slowly at a time and season with salt and pepper until smooth.​

Drain the pasta and then add back to the pan with the butternut squash sauce.​

Serve the pasta with grated pepper and crumbled sage leaves. Enjoy!

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1

Servings 4

Amount Per Serving
Calories 448
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 1g2%
Total Carbohydrate 85g29%
Protein 15g30%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.