Creamy butternut tagliatelle
- 250 g tagliatelle pasta
- 2 tsp olive oil
- 3 cups peeled, cubed butternut squash , about 400 g
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 150-g pkg soft cheese spread , preferably garlic and fine herbs Boursin
- Cook pasta in boiling water according to package directions but omitting salt. Reserve 1/2 cup cooking water for sauce.
- Heat a large non-stick frying pan over medium-high. Add oil, then squash and salt. Season with pepper. Cook until squash is tender and starts to brown, about 10 min. Add 3/4 cup water and cook until it is absorbed and squash is fully cooked, about 5 more min. Reduce heat to medium-low. Add reserved pasta water and stir in cheese. Simmer until smooth and slightly thickened, about 2 min. Drain pasta and toss with sauce. Season with pepper.
Nutrition (per serving)
- 11 g,
- 60 g,
- 20 g,
- 4 g,
- 518 mg.
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