Sausage & Squash Penne
  • 2 cups uncooked penne pasta
  • 1 package (12 oz.) frozen cooked winter squash (used homemade)
  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 3 cooked Italian sausage links (4 oz. each), sliced (used l lb.)
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • ¼ cup grated Parmesan cheese, (save some for sprinkling top before serving)
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp dried parsley flakes
  • ¼ tsp. pepper
  1. Cook the pasta and squash according to package directions.
  2. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, heat oil over medium heat.
  3. Add the sausage and onion.
  4. Cook and stir until sausage is browned and onion is tender.
  5. Keep warm.
  6. In a small bowl, mix the cooked squash, cheese, salt, parsley and pepper until blended.
  7. Drain pasta, transfer to a serving plate.
  8. Spoon squash mixture over pasta.
  9. Top with sausage mixture.
  10. If desired, sprinkle with additional Parmesan cheese and parsley.
Recipe by Hopelessly Hopeful at