Butternut Squash Feta Pasta

Healthy & high in protein!

Ingredients

– butternut squash, cut into 1" cubes – yellow onion, roughly chopped – garlic, roughly chopped – olive oil – salt, more to taste – black pepper, more to taste – chicken broth – low-fat cottage cheese – reduced-fat feta, plus more for topping – fresh sage leaves – uncooked pasta – Optional garnishes: fresh sage, feta cheese, parmesan cheese, red pepper flakes, freshly cracked black pepper

Directions

1. Peel butternut squash and cut into 1-inch cubes. Place in a large mixing bowl. 2. Roughly chop onion and garlic and add to the bowl with butternut squash. 3. Drizzle olive oil, salt, and pepper over raw butternut squash mixture. Toss until evenly coated. 4. Spread onto prepared baking sheet. 5. Roast for 30-32 minutes, or until squash is soft. 6. Transfer roasted butternut squash mixture to a blender or food processor.

Directions (cont'd)

7. Add chicken broth, cottage cheese, feta cheese, and sage leaves to the blender. 8. Blend on high until smooth and creamy, ~20-30 seconds. 9. Cook pasta according to directions on box. Drain pasta and reserve ½ cup of pasta water after cooking. 10. Put cooked pasta back into pot and add sauce. Add ¼ cup reserved pasta water and stir ingredients together. Add 2 Tbsp of pasta water until desired consistency is reached. 11. Garnish with desired toppings and enjoy!

Enjoy this healthy butternut squash pasta as an easy weeknight meal or meal prep recipe!

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