Honey Glazed Butternut Squash & Apple Pasta Salad

 40 oz cubed butternut squash
 4 tbsp avocado oil, divided
 2 tsp cinnamon
 ½ tsp salt
 1 onion, chopped
 2 apples, peeled and cubed
 ¼ cup chopped pecans
 1 (8-oz) block of feta cheese, roughly chopped
 2 tbsp honey
 1 tsp ground sage

1

Preheat oven to 425. In a lined baking sheet, toss butternut squash with 3 tbsp avocado oil, cinnamon, and salt. Bake for 45 min to an hour, or until squash is tender and caramelized.

2

In a small pot, cook pasta according to package directions. Reserve 2 ladles of pasta water and drain the rest. Set aside.

3

In a large skillet, heat 1 tbsp avocado oil and sauté the onions and apples until caramelized. Add in the pecans, feta, honey, and sage, and mix well.

4

Toss the pasta into the skillet with the reserved pasta water. Mix until a creamy sauce develops. Enjoy!

Ingredients

 40 oz cubed butternut squash
 4 tbsp avocado oil, divided
 2 tsp cinnamon
 ½ tsp salt
 1 onion, chopped
 2 apples, peeled and cubed
 ¼ cup chopped pecans
 1 (8-oz) block of feta cheese, roughly chopped
 2 tbsp honey
 1 tsp ground sage

Directions

1

Preheat oven to 425. In a lined baking sheet, toss butternut squash with 3 tbsp avocado oil, cinnamon, and salt. Bake for 45 min to an hour, or until squash is tender and caramelized.

2

In a small pot, cook pasta according to package directions. Reserve 2 ladles of pasta water and drain the rest. Set aside.

3

In a large skillet, heat 1 tbsp avocado oil and sauté the onions and apples until caramelized. Add in the pecans, feta, honey, and sage, and mix well.

4

Toss the pasta into the skillet with the reserved pasta water. Mix until a creamy sauce develops. Enjoy!

Honey Glazed Butternut Squash & Apple Pasta Salad

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