Umami
Umami

Bow tie pasta with carmelized squash

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Ingredients

1 lb. italian sausage

9 Tbsp butter

1 butternut squash peeled, seeded and cut into 1 inch cubes

2 Tbsp sugar

1/2 cup chicken broth

Salt and freshly ground pepper

3 Tbsp shallots minced

1/4 tsp fresh grated nutmeg

1 Tbsp fresh sage minced

1 tsp fresh squeezed lemon juice

1/2 lb bow tie pasta

1 oz grated Parmesan cheese

Directions

In a large pan over medium high heat, brown Italian sausage. Transfer to bowl.

In the same pan over medium high heat, melt 3 Tbsp butter. Add squash in a single layer, cook without stirring 6 minutes. Stir squash, cook 4 minutes more. Add sugar, chicken broth, salt and pepper. Cover and cook 2-3 minutes more. Uncover and cook 2-3 minutes more until sauce is caramelized. Transfer to a bowl.

In the same pan, over medium high heat, melt 6 Tbsp butter. Cook shallots, nutmeg and sage for 2 minutes stirring constantly. Off heat add lemon juice, salt, pepper, sausage and squash.

Meanwhile, heat large pot of boiling water and cook pasta 5-8 minutes until al dente. Add pasta to squash and sauté an additional 5 minutes. Transfer to large shallow bowl. Sprinkle with cheese

Notes

Maybe try less sugar next time

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