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Smoked Sausage & Butternut Squash Pasta


Rigatoni Pasta (uncooked) 8 ounces

Hillshire Farm Rope Smoked Sausage 8 ounces

Butternut Squash (chopped) 4 cups

Olive Oil 1 tbsp

Unsalted Butter (divided) 6 tbsp

Fresh Sage Leaves (chopped) 1/4 cup

Fresh Lemon Juice 3 tbsp

Parmesan Cheese (grated) 1 cup

Kosher Salt 1/2 tsp


Cook pasta according to package directions; drain. Preheat oven to 4500 F. Place sausage and squash on a large baking pan. Drizzle with oil; toss to coat. Roast in preheated oven for 12 minutes. Toss with 3 tablespoons cubed butter and sage; return to oven for 12-14 minutes, until squash is caramelized and tender. Melt remaining butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Toss in pasta, sausage mixture, lemon juice, 3/4 cup of the cheese, salt, and pepper. Serve in shallow bowls topped with remaining 1/4 cup cheese.


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