Roasted Pumpkin Pasta – Eat Healthy for Less
Time: 40 mins
£1.29 per serving
Bursting with fresh flavours, the pumpkin and pesto pairs beautifully with al dente pasta for a tasty boost. Enjoy for £1.29 per serving. Let us know if you have a go at this dish and tag us in a picture on Facebook and Instagram.
Nutritional Information: Calories 537kcals; Carbohydrates 77g; Total Fat 18g; Saturated Fat 3g; Protein 18g; Fibre 5.3g; Sugar 8g; Salt 1.1g.
- 700g butternut squash or pumpkin, seeded, peeled, cut into thin wedges
- 1 tbsp olive oil
- 250g cherry tomatoes, halved
- 375g penne pasta
- 100g pesto
- 20g parmesan, finely grated
- 60g baby rocket leaves
- 35g walnuts, toasted, chopped
- 2 tbsp roasted pumpkin seeds
Preheat oven to 180°C. Place butternut squash or pumpkin in a roasting pan lined with baking paper. Drizzle with oil. Season. Roast for 30 mins or until tender, adding tomatoes for the last 10 mins of cooking.
Meanwhile, cook pasta in a large saucepan of salted boiling water following packet directions or until al dente. Drain, reserving 125ml of cooking liquid. Return pasta to pan.
Add the pesto, parmesan, rocket, squash/pumpkin mixture and reserved cooking liquid to the pasta in the pan Toss. to combine. Sprinkle with walnuts and pumpkin seeds. Season.