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One-pan butternut squash sausage pasta, a cheap and easy family dinner. A few simple ingredients can go a long way.
One-Pan Butternut Squash Sausage Pasta
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
35 mins
Total Time
40 mins

One-Pan Butternut Squash Sausage Pasta, a cheap and easy dinner recipe to please the whole family. It might be simple, but it's so flavourful and hearty.

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: International
Keyword: butternut squash casserole
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 508 kcal
Author: Daniela Apostol
  • 2 cups fusilli pasta
  • 400 g sausages
  • 1 cup cubed butternut squash
  • 1 spring onion
  • 3 cups low-salt vegetable stock (broth)
  • 2 tbsp freshly-chopped parsley
  • a pinch of black pepper
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 1/2 cup grated Cheddar cheese
  1. Slice the sausages, add the olive oil to a pan and fry the sausages for about 5 minutes until cooked through.

  2. Cut the spring onions and add them to the pan together with the butternut squash. 

  3. Give it a good stir, then add the pasta and the vegetable stock, and cook with the lid on for about 20 minutes until the pasta is cooked and the liquid is nearly evaporated. Stir a few times while it cooks,

  4. Add the cheese, season with black pepper, give it a good stir, then add the chopped parsley and remove from the heat.

  5. Serve hot!

Recipe Notes
  • You can use any kind of sausages, pork, chicken, turkey, vegetarian or vegan.
  • I opted for a low-salt vegetable stock as the sausages added enough flavour and salt to the dish, so there was no need for added salt. Feel free to add more if you like.
  • If you'd like to see the measurements in CUPS and OUNCES, please click on the US CUSTOMARY link.
  • The amount of ingredients can be adjusted according to the number of servings you need, please click on the number of servings to change it.
Nutrition Facts
One-Pan Butternut Squash Sausage Pasta
Amount Per Serving
Calories 508 Calories from Fat 288
% Daily Value*
Fat 32g49%
Saturated Fat 12g60%
Cholesterol 86mg29%
Sodium 1433mg60%
Potassium 462mg13%
Carbohydrates 29g10%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 22g44%
Vitamin A 4500IU90%
Vitamin C 11.1mg13%
Calcium 137mg14%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.