Main Dishes

Creamy Butternut Penne with Spinach and Parmesan

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This Creamy Butternut Penne with Spinach and Parmesan is a rich, creamy pasta dish that’s a healthy way to get your comfort food fix on chilly fall evenings!

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2½ tbsp butter
½ C chopped onion
3 garlic cloves, minced
3 tbsp minced fresh sage, divided
¼ - ½ tsp red pepper flakes, to taste
3 tbsp flour
2¾ C vegetable broth
1½ lbs (or about 4 C) butternut squash, peeled, seeded and cut into bite-size pieces
½ tsp salt
¼ tsp black pepper
13.25 oz whole wheat or whole grain penne
4 C spinach
2 oz (or about 1 C) grated Parmesan cheese
additional grated Parmesan cheese for garnish, optional
Melt butter in a medium skillet over medium heat. Add chopped onion and cook until softened and lightly browned. Stir in garlic, 1½ tablespoons sage, and pepper flakes and cook for 30-60 seconds, until...
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Nutritions

Calories
671

Sodium
2638mg
109% DV

Fat
36g
56% DV

Protein
50g
100% DV

Carbs
45g
15% DV

Fiber
9g
39% DV