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Tasty & Delicious // Butternut Squash Alfredo

Raise your hand if you like Alfredo pasta!

Did you know you can make your own Alfredo using butternut squash? This may seem a little strange, but trust me – it’s delicious!

We’ll need whole-wheat noodles, butternut squash, broccoli, milk, parmesan cheese, olive oil, flour, garlic, and nutmeg. Next, follow the step-by-step instructions below!

  • Step 1 – Slice the butternut squash in half, lengthwise.
  • Step 2 – Scoop the seeds out of the butternut squash.
  • Step 3 – Using a vegetable peeler, peel the outer skin from the squash.
  • Step 4 – Dice the butternut squash into cubes.
  • Step 5 – Cut the broccoli into small florets.
  • Step 6 – Toss the diced butternut squash and broccoli florets with olive oil and place on a baking sheet.
  • Step 7 – Roast squash and broccoli in the oven at 400 degrees F for 20 minutes.
  • Step 8 – Cook pasta according to package directions.
  • Step 9 – Drain pasta.
  • Step 10 – In a saucepan, combine remaining olive oil and garlic over medium heat. Add flour and whisk until smooth.
  • Step 11 – Once smooth, add milk and bring to a boil.
  • Step 12 – Add nutmeg and Parmesan cheese and stir until smooth.
  • Step 13 – In a blender, add milk mixture and cooked butternut squash.
  • Step 14 – Blend until smooth.
  • Step 15 – Combine sauce, noodles, and broccoli in the saucepan.
  • Step 16 – Mix all ingredients until sauce has coated the noodles and broccoli. Now it’s ready to eat!

Happy creating!!

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