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Butternut Squash, Chorizo and Pine Nut Spaghetti

Squash, Chorizo and Pine Nut Spaghetti

Ingredients: (2 servings)
Half a small Butternut Squash, diced
Small Chorizo, sliced
Handful of Pine nuts, toasted
250g Spaghetti
100g Feta, crumbled
Sage leaves, shredded

Step 1: Bring a pan of salted water to the boil, add the squash and boil for 4 minutes until tender
Step 2: Meanwhile fry off the chorizo so they release their oil, take off the heat and add the toasted pine nuts and shredded sage
Step 3: Use a slotted spoon to take the squash out of the pan, add this to the chorizo mixture and put on a low heat.
Step 4: Add spaghetti to water and cook according to packet instruction
Step 5: Drain cooked spaghetti and toss with chorizo mixture and add a good glug of oil
Step 6: Serve with a good helping of grated Parmesan


  1. I love the combination of butternut squash and sage, so I'd be sure to love this dish. Great that your little one likes the strong flavour of chorizo!

  2. Oh wow that sounds like such ann amazing combination...another one from you I have to bookmark

  3. Beth that sounds like a wonderful combination of flavours and something I would love! A definate must try, thanks for sharing ;o)


  4. This sounds like a great combination of flavors!

  5. I saw something very similar a couple of days ago. Looks delicious and well worth a try!

  6. I made a similar dish last autumn, but with cherry tomatoes instead of pinenuts. I can easily imagine how they'd elevate the dish with all their wonderful flavours.

    (You could always just add some tomato sauce to hubby's portion!)

  7. Oh yeah me like :) Butternut squashes are in season here and I will definitely give this a try.

  8. I love butternut squash. I actually got one today! Perfect timing with this recipe. It looks great!

  9. Ah, you and I were both thinking chorizo! Now I know just what to do with my leftovers. Thanks for a great idea!!

  10. Oh, that sounds perfect for this time of year! Yum!

    thanks for stopping by my blog!

  11. Might just do that Angela!! Or tell him if he wont eat what I cook then he'll have to get his own dinner!!!

  12. This looks great, although I was struggling to think of the connection with Scotland. Then I thought doh! It is about eating whar you want. I did that during the week. Spaghetti with lot of garlicky pesto and parmesan. Lovely!

  13. That looks and sounds fablicious.

    I agree, Beth, let hubby get his own dinner, he'll soon come round to your way of thinking. :-)

  14. Do you know how much I love butternut squash? I'm crazy for it.
    Especially in pasta!

  15. Beth-ha! My husband was away and I made all my favorites too. I missed him, but boy did I eat well.:)
    I love this combo of squash and pine nut. Bring it on.

  16. You don't need a sauce when you use amazing ingredients. I would be so happy if I had this for dinner - can I be your neighbor?

  17. Pam - as it happens next door is up for sale!!!

    Holler - I am so in LOVE with pesto but again hubby wont entertain it ....very ofen anyway!!

  18. Mmm...looks delicious! I like the thought of the sweet squash, spicy chorizo and savouriness of the pine nuts!

  19. Wow this is all my favourite foods rolled into one dish, I'm saving this recipe it looks fantastic!

  20. what an excellent use for butternut squash! and i love the addition of pine nuts--talk about a nice crunch! :)

  21. Ooooh! That looks delish!! What a great combo.

  22. Loving the flavors in this dish! Butternut squash is a favorite and love what you've put together here, yum!!


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