Savory Butternut Squash Noodles Recipe

by Valerie Gray, From Val's Kitchen

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Butternut squash noodles are a colorful and nutritious alternative to traditional pastas. This fast and tasty Savory Butternut Squash Noodles recipe can be used as written with prepackaged noodles or you can feel free to make your own noodles!

Savory Butternut Squash Noodles Recipe

Savory Butternut Squash Noodles

 Butternut squash noodles are an alernative to traditional pastas that are growing in popularity because they are colorful and nutritious. If you have a vegetable spiralizer you made have already tried making your own butternut squash noodles. If you don’t have a spiralizer or are in a hurry, you can use a time-saving convenient item that won’t have a big negative impact on your diet – pre-packaged butternut squash noodles. You can find them in many of the larger grocery stores. They are absolutely perfect for those nights when you need to get dinner on the table quickly. Whether you’re using homemade or pre-packaged noodles, you’re going to love this fast and tasty Savory Butternut Squash Noodles dish!

This recipe as prepared serves 4-6 people. It requires approximately 5 minutes of prep time and 8 minutes of cooking time.

Equipment Needed

  • large skillet
  • large glass mixing bowl

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 4 cups pre-packaged butternut squash “noodles”
  • 1.5 tbsp fresh sage, chopped
  • 2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • sea salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste

Savory Butternut Squash Noodles Recipe

Instructions

Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat.

Add the butternut squash noodles and cook for 4-5 minutes, turning frequently to ensure they cook evenly.

When noodles are slightly softened, remove them from pan and set aside, keeping them as warm as possible.

Add the butter to the pan and heat it until melted.

Stir in the chopped sage and cinnamon and cook until fragrant for approximately 2-3 minutes, stirring frequently.

Return the butternut squash noodles to the pan and toss to coat in the sage butter mixture.

Remove the noodles from heat and season them with salt and pepper to taste.

Serve immediately with your favorite entrée or as a light main course.

Savory Butternut Squash Noodles Recipe

Savory Butternut Squash Noodles Recipe

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 4 cups pre-packaged butternut squash “noodles”
  • 1.5 tbsp fresh sage, chopped
  • 2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • sea salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste

Instructions

Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the butternut squash noodles and cook for 4-5 minutes, turning frequently to ensure they cook evenly. When noodles are slightly softened, remove them from pan and set aside, keeping them as warm as possible. Add the butter to the pan and heat it until melted. Stir in the chopped sage and cinnamon and cook until fragrant for approximately 2-3 minutes, stirring frequently. Return the butternut squash noodles to the pan and toss to coat in the sage butter mixture. Remove the noodles from heat and season them with salt and pepper to taste. Serve immediately with your favorite entrée or as a light main course.

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    14 comments

    Neely Moldovan February 21, 2018 - 8:39 am

    I cheated and bought butternut squash noodles already noodled but I love this recipe! It sounds delish!

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    Shirley Wood February 21, 2018 - 8:47 am

    We really need to get a spiralizer in our kitchen. I keep seeing these yummy recipes. Butternut squash is so delicious. Your recipe sounds really good to me right now and it looks delicious.

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    Ashley February 21, 2018 - 9:13 am

    Ooo I”ve never had butternut squash noddles. But I do love butternut squash, so I need to try this out!

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    pat. February 21, 2018 - 1:43 pm

    Want some but hubby would ban this meal.

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    Tracie February 21, 2018 - 3:37 pm

    I will have to incorporate this into my menu. I can use it to make these plain and use them instead of spaghetti squash for my veggie spaghetti.

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    Marcie W. February 21, 2018 - 3:46 pm

    What a great low carb alternative to traditional pasta! Butternut squash contains so many awesome vitamins and nutrients too. Yum!

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    Annemarie LeBlanc February 21, 2018 - 3:49 pm

    I never tried making noodles out of butternut squash. I need to now! OMG, your recipe sounds so good! I have to put that spiralizer to work.

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    Scott February 21, 2018 - 6:27 pm

    I’ve never made any type of noodles other than traditional ones. It doesn’t look too hard, and I’ll bet it is much better for you.

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    Milena February 21, 2018 - 7:52 pm

    I didn’t even think about doing this ! I would love to try this at my home! I’m sure we would love it!

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    Stephanie February 21, 2018 - 9:11 pm

    Butternut squash noodles!? I have never thought about enjoy squash like this.

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    Emily February 21, 2018 - 9:58 pm

    Oh yum! My kids love butternut squash but somehow I have never made noodles with it. This is a great and healthy alternative!

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    Bree February 21, 2018 - 11:51 pm

    I love that this is a quick and healthy recipe! I never thought of making butternut squash noodles but I will definitely be trying it. Thank you for sharing!

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    Marysa February 22, 2018 - 4:31 pm

    My husband has been eating zoodles lately, and I think he would like these too. I’ll have to try them out sometime!

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    CourtneyLynne February 23, 2018 - 6:56 pm

    Omg can we say yum?!?! I just love squash! I will definitely be giving this recipe a try! Delicious

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