Roasted Butternut Squash, Feta and Penne from the Public Health Cookbook by the Seattle & King County Department of Public Health—original source of recipe, public domain government resource
- Cook Time: About 45 minutes
- Serves: 8
- 1½ pounds butternut squash, peeled and cut into 1-inch cubes.
- 1 tablespoon olive oil, divided
- 1 teaspoon fresh rosemary, chopped
- 2 cloves garlic, crushed and chopped
- 1 x 8-ounce package of penne pasta
- ½ tablespoon butter
- ½ large onion, chopped
- ¼ cup low sodium chicken broth
- ½ cup feta cheese, crumbed
- Parmesan cheese (optional)
- Preheat oven to 450 °F.
- Place squash in a roasting pan.
- Drizzle ½ tablespoon of the olive oil over the squash and add the rosemary and garlic.
- Toss until coated.
- Bake for 30 minutes or until squash is golden and softened.
- Cook penne according to package instructions.
- Drain, then return to saucepan.
- Stir in the butter and toss until coated.
- Cover to keep warm.
- Heat remaining olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
- Add onion and cook for 7 minutes.
- Stir in the broth, bring to a boil then reduce heat to low.
- Add the squash and penne and gently toss to combine.
- Add feta cheese and gently toss.
- Pass the Parmesan cheese at the table.