Smoked Sausage and Butternut Squash Pasta Recipe

"In partnership with Hillshire Farm Brand, we’re helping you make dinner time easy, quick, and delicious. Here, a butternut squash pasta with smoked sausage that will soon become a go-to comfort dish."


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  • 8 ounces uncooked rigatoni pasta
  • 8 ounces Hillshire Farm® Rope Smoked Sausage, cut into bias-cut pieces
  • 4 cups chopped butternut squash
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 6 tablespoons unsalted butter, divided
  • 1/4 cup fresh sage leaves, chopped
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
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    1. Cook pasta according to package directions; drain.
    2. Preheat oven to 450 degrees F. Place sausage and squash on a large baking pan. Drizzle with oil; toss to coat.
    3. Roast in preheated oven for 12 minutes. Toss with 3 tablespoons cubed butter and sage; return to oven for 12-14 minutes, until squash is caramelized and tender.
    4. Melt remaining butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Toss in pasta, sausage mixture, lemon juice, 3/4 cup of the cheese, salt, and pepper. Serve in shallow bowls topped with remaining 1/4 cup cheese.

    Nutrition Facts

    Per Serving: 721 calories;44.1 g fat;62.5 g carbohydrates;24 g protein;99 mg cholesterol;1073 mg sodium.Full nutrition
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