Butternut Squash Noodles

Butternut Squash Noodles

Butternut Squash Noodles


Pre-packaged “convenience” foods aren’t always conducive to maintaining a healthy diet. However, this recipe features one time-saving convenience ingredient that won’t have a negative impact on your health. You can find pre-packaged butternut squash “noodles” in most larger grocery stores and they are absolutely perfect for those nights when you need to get dinner on the table quickly.

Recipe by stevefillmore
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Course: MainCuisine: AmericanDifficulty: Easy
Servings

4

servings
Prep time

5

minutes
Cooking time

8

minutes

Ingredients

  • 1/4 c extra virgin olive oil, divided

  • 4 c. pre-packaged butternut squash “noodles”

  • 2 T. fresh sage, chopped

  • 2 t. ground cinnamon

  • 
 Sea salt and black pepper, to taste

Directions

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

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