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Butternut Squash Noodles in Sage Brown Butter

Butternut squash makes a wonderful substitute for pasta thanks to its structure. This simple dish allows the squash noodles to shine in a Sage Brown Butter sauce. Ready in less than 30 minutes, this makes a wonderful cool weather side or main dish.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Butternut squash noodles, sage brown butter
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 cups
Calories 181 kcal
Author Toni Dash

Ingredients

  • 4 cups Spiralized Butternut Squash ‘noodles’ , prepared using the 1/8-inch or 3mm noodle blade*
  • 2 teaspoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 4 tablespoons Unsalted Butter
  • 10 medium fresh Sage Leaves
  • Salt and Pepper to taste
  • Optional garnish: freshly grated Parmesan cheese

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. Prepare a large baking sheet with parchment paper. Place the spiralized squash noodles on the parchment and drizzle with the olive oil. Gently toss to coat with the oil.
  3. Bake for 7 minutes. Noodles with be softer but not completely soft, however they will continue to soften outside of the oven.
  4. While noodles are cooking, melt the butter in a large skillet over medium heat, stirring constantly. Within 1-2 minutes the butter will begin to brown; add the sage leaves at this time, stirring to saute them until they are fragrant and darken. The entire process only takes 2-3 minutes. Remove from heat.
  5. Toss the squash noodles in the browned butter to fully coat and serve immediately.

Recipe Notes

*To prepare butternut squash noodles without a Spiralizer, try this method.

Nutrition Facts
Butternut Squash Noodles in Sage Brown Butter
Amount Per Serving
Calories 181 Calories from Fat 117
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 13g 20%
Saturated Fat 7g 35%
Cholesterol 30mg 10%
Sodium 7mg 0%
Potassium 492mg 14%
Total Carbohydrates 16g 5%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 3g
Protein 1g 2%
Vitamin A 304.9%
Vitamin C 35.6%
Calcium 7.5%
Iron 5.8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.