Winter Harvest Pasta

This is a hearty pasta dish that will keep you warm on a cold night! Want to make it vegetarian? Remove the bacon + instead use your favorite veggie-sausage ; )

Ingredients:

  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • 1 teaspoon Pepper 
  • 1 Bunch Chopped Kale [1 inch pieces] 
  • 2 tablespoons Olive Oil 
  • 2 Cloves Garlic, Minced
  • 1 lb Farfalle Pasta 
  • 1 Butternut Squash, Chopped [we recommend buying the pre-chopped bag from Trader Joe’s!] 
  • 6 Pieces of Bacon 
  • Italian or Parmigiano Cheese

Directions:

1] Preheat oven to 375 degrees
2] Chop the butternut squash into evenly sized pieces + in a bowl mix it with olive oil, salt, + pepper. Make sure the butternut squash is fully mixed + covered in the oil + spices!
3] Chop the s6 pieces of bacon into 1 inch pieces
4] Combine the butternut squash + bacon on a baking sheet. Try to spread it all out so that the squash + bacon lie flat on the sheet
5] Roast the squash + bacon for 20 minutes
6] While the butternut squash is roasting, chop the kale + season it with salt + pepper
7] After 20 minutes, add the chopped kale + stir everything around on the pan. Put back in the oven for 20 more minutes
8] During the final 20 minutes of roasting the squash, kale, + bacon, bring a pot of generously salted water to a boil + add your pasta, cooking for 10-12 minutes.
9] Drain the pasta + add another tablespoon of olive oil to the pasta. Sprinkle with sea salt
10] Add the squash, kale, + bacon to the pasta + stir together
11] Top with cheese! 

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