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

Method:
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

22 comments:

  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!

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

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

    Maria
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  4. This sounds like a great combination of flavors!

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

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  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!)

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

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

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

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

    thanks for stopping by my blog!

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  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!!!

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  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!

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  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. :-)

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

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  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.

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  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?

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  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!!

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

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

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

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

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  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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