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Yields:
2 servings
Cook Time:
15 mins
Meal Type:
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Butternut Squash and Whole Wheat Pasta

A super easy delicious and high in fiber vegan pasta meal.

Ingredients

Directions

  1. Cook pasta according to directions.
  2. At the same time, microwave sweet potato for 5 minutes on high, until still firm (but not rock hard or too soft). When cool enough, chop into bite sized pieces.
  3. At the same time, heat buttery spread in a skillet; when hot, add crushed garlic and sauté for 1 minute.
  4. Add sweet potato to the skillet and cook for 3 min (add a tablespoon of water if it gets too dry).
  5. Add marinara and spices and cook another 2-3 minutes. Add cooked pasta to the skillet and toss until coated.
  6. Enjoy your delicious, healthy vegan meal!
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Absolutely delicious!!!!!!!!!!!
28 May 11 by member: Anne45
Super Easy!
27 Jul 11 by member: Mel20
Where is the butternut squash in this recipe?
22 Jan 12 by member: BillS10
I was looking for butternut squash recipes. This one has sweet potato.
23 Jan 12 by member: China Baby

     
 

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Nutrition summary:

There are 366 calories in 1 serving of Butternut Squash and Whole Wheat Pasta.
Calorie break-down: 19% fat, 67% carbs, 14% protein.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 serving
 
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 73
Calories 366
 
% Daily Values*
Total Fat 8.1g 12%
  Saturated Fat 1.374g 7%
  Polyunsaturated Fat 1.789g  
  Monounsaturated Fat 1.331g  
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 522mg 22%
Potassium 676mg  
Total Carbohydrate 62.87g 21%
  Dietary Fiber 9.2g 37%
  Sugars 9.04g  
Protein 12.58g  
 
Vitamin A 228% Vitamin C 18%
Calcium 11% Iron 20%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Nutrition Values are based on USDA Nutrient Database SR18
18%
of RDI*
(366 calories)
18% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
 
Carbohydrate (67%)
 
Fat (19%)
 
Protein (14%)
Carbohydrates, 62.87g (67%) Fat, 8.1g (19%) Protein, 12.58g (14%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories