Penne with Butternut Squash and Shrimp

Penne with Butternut Squash and Shrimp

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  • ½

    lb penne pasta

  • 1

    cup chopped butternut squash

  • ¼

    lb uncooked and cleaned shrimp

  • 2

    cloves garlic

  • ¼

    cup olive oil


In a medium frying pan, brown garlic in olive oil. Add butternut squash and cook until soft. Remove from pan and mash slightly. Place penne in a pot of water and bring to a boil, cook for 5-7 minutes. Reserve 1/2 cup pasta water, drain the rest and set pasta aside. In a large frying pan. add squash, shrimp, penne and a little pasta water, simmering for a few minutes. Taste to be sure penne is firm but not undercooked. Add salt and pepper to taste.


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