Butternut Squash with Celery Leaves and Orecchiette

Butternut Squash with Celery Leaves and Orecchiette

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Recipe Rating: 3.65631
Serves 6 to 8
Celery leaves have the fresh, crisp flavor of celery with a much lighter texture than the stalks themselves. Stir the pale, inner leaves from a bunch of celery into this hearty squash dish.
Ingredients: 
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, or slightly more up to 4 tablespoons
  • 1 pound butternut squash, peeled and diced (about 1/2-inch)
  • 1 clove garlic, finely chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon fine sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh pale-green celery leaves
  • 1 pound orecchiette pasta, cooked according to package instructions
  • 2 teaspoons freshly grated Parmigiano-Reggiano
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Method: 
Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add onion and cook until soft and golden brown, about 10 minutes. Add squash, garlic, salt and pepper. Add 1/2 cup water, cover and let simmer about 15 minutes until the squash is cooked. Stir in celery leaves. Serve squash mixture over cooked pasta and sprinkle with cheese.
Nutritional Info: 
Per Serving: 330 calories (50 from fat), 6g total fat, 1g saturated fat, 200mg sodium, 58g carbohydrates, (5 g dietary fiber, 3g sugar), 11g protein.
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