Baked Bow-Tie Pasta and Winter Squash

Bow-tie pasta pairs with winter squash and parmesan cheese for a creamy flavorful casserole.

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  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 35 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 6
 

Ingredients

1
box (16 oz) bow-tie (farfalle) pasta
2
tablespoons butter
1
large sweet onion, chopped
2
packages (10 oz each) frozen winter squash, thawed
1 1/4
cups Progresso™ chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
1
tablespoon chopped fresh or 1 teaspoon dried thyme leaves
1/2
teaspoon salt
1
cup shredded Parmesan cheese

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  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Spray 2-quart round baking dish with cooking spray. Cook and drain pasta as directed on box.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in 12-inch skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Add onion; cook and stir over medium-high heat about 5 minutes or until soft and beginning to brown. Stir in thawed squash, chicken broth, thyme and salt. Cook and stir 3 to 5 minutes or until slightly thickened. Stir in 1/2 cup of the cheese.
  • 3 In large bowl, toss pasta with squash mixture. Spoon into baking dish; sprinkle with remaining 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese.
  • 4 Bake uncovered 10 to 15 minutes or until hot and cheese begins to brown.
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Spray 2-quart round baking dish with cooking spray. Cook and drain pasta as directed on box.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in 12-inch skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Add onion; cook and stir over medium-high heat about 5 minutes or until soft and beginning to brown. Stir in thawed squash, chicken broth, thyme and salt. Cook and stir 3 to 5 minutes or until slightly thickened. Stir in 1/2 cup of the cheese.
  • 3 In large bowl, toss pasta with squash mixture. Spoon into baking dish; sprinkle with remaining 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese.
  • 4 Bake uncovered 10 to 15 minutes or until hot and cheese begins to brown.

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Expert Tips

Using frozen winter squash is an easy way to add flavor and nutrients to this creamy bow-tie pasta dish.

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
480
(
Calories from Fat
100),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
11g
11%
(Saturated Fat
6g,
6%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
25mg
25%;
Sodium
1010mg
1010%;
Total Carbohydrate
75g
75%
(Dietary Fiber
5g
5%
  Sugars
2g
2%
),
Protein
20g
20%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%;
Vitamin C
6%;
Calcium
25%;
Iron
20%;
Exchanges:
5 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 1 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
5
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.