Whole Wheat Penne With Butternut Squash

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 20 mins

In this filling, healthful, delicious recipe, butternut squash forms the sauce. Use frozen butternut squash cubes or cube and roast a fresh butternut squash yourself.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Bring a medium pot of water to boil. Add penne; cook 10-12 minutes, or until al dente. Drain and return to pot, removed from heat.
  2. Slice onion. Add to skillet over medium-high heat and sauté for 10 minutes, or until soft and lightly browned.
  3. Chop garlic; add to onion and cook for 2 minutes.
  4. Add onion and butternut squash to penne; stir until butternut squash loses its structure.
  5. Add olive oil, wheat germ, red pepper flakes, Italian seasoning, salt, and pepper.
  6. Salt and pepper to taste.