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Smoky Bacon + Butternut Pasta recipe

Smoky Bacon + Butternut Pasta recipe

Get the whole family round the dinner table + enjoy this scrummy creeeamy pasta with butternut squash, smoky bacon + a sprinkle of sage!

Serves
4
Prep
10 min
Cook
50 min
For the whole family
Soya free Soya free
Nut free Nut free

Ingredients

Method

  • 500g butternut squash diced
  • 1x low-salt stock cube (in 200ml water)
  • 50g cream cheese
  • 100g smoked bacon
  • 1xtsp dried sage
  • 300g dried pasta

Ingredients

Method

  1. Dice butternut squash into small cubes.
  2. Place into a preheated oven at 180’C on a lightly oiled tray.
  3. Roast for 35 minutes stirring half way through.
  4. Once roasted- put 2/3 of the roasted squash into a bowl with the sage
  5. Dissolve a stock cube in 200mls water and add this in.
  6. Blend until smooth.
  7. Add the mixture to a pan, add cream cheese and stir through on a low heat.
  8. Cook 300g pasta as per packs instructions.
  9. Grill bacon until cooked. Dice finely and add this to the sauce with the remaining chunks of squash. (to reduce the salt level for little ones Remove adequate sized portion of sauce before adding the bacon)
  10. Either mix cooked pasta into the sauce or pour over hot pasta

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Use half a stock pot or cube if you don’t have a low salt option

Top tips!

Suitable from 10 months Mix through to make the pasta extra creeeamy + tasty!

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