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4.54 from 13 votes

Butternut Squash Pasta with Alfredo Sauce

Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time30 mins
Servings: 2

Ingredients

  • 1 Butternut Squash or you can buy pre cut noodles (approx 5 cups noodles)
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/4 cup chopped bacon
  • 2/3 cup cashews, soaked in boiling water for 10 minutes
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1/3 cup almond milk
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 1/4 cup frozen peas Sub for 1 cup spinach for Whole30
  • 1 tbsp parsley chopped

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 200 degrees Celsius (395 degrees Fahrenheit)
  • Peel the butternut squash and spiralize into noodles or use a julienne peeler to cut thin noodles
  • Place the butternut squash pasta on a baking sheet and toss with olive oil. Bake in the oven for 8 minutes until al dent.
  • Combine the cashews, garlic, almond milk, salt and pepper in a blender and blend until smooth. Add a splash of water if the sauce is too thick.

  • Fry the bacon in a skillet until crisp.
  • Pour the sauce into the skillet along with the frozen peas or spinach and heat until warm. Add in the butternut squash pasta and toss to coat in the sauce. Top with chopped parsley before serving.