Butternut Squash Carbonara

  • Prep 20 min.
  • Total 15 min.
  • Serves 4
  • Butternut Squash Carbonara
A classic Carbonara recipe gets a lightened-up twist by using butternut squash noodles instead of spaghetti. When you make our recipe for Butternut Squash Carbonara you will not be disappointed. By starting with Prego® Alfredo Sauce, then adding bacon and onion, it makes it easy to create a classic Carbonara flavor profile. Lemon and sage add a unique flavor twist that pairs perfectly with the butternut squash noodles for an easy dinner that is not only delicious but is high in fiber and provides a full serving of veggies.

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What You'll Need

  • 6

    cups (spiralized butternut squash) (about 1 pound)

  • 1

    tablespoon olive oil

  • 1

    large onion, chopped (about 1 cup)

  • 1

    cup Prego® Roasted Garlic Parmesan Alfredo Sauce

  • 1/2

    cup

  • 2

    teaspoons shredded

  • 1/2

    teaspoon grated lemon zest

  • 1

    tablespoon lemon juice

  • 1/4

    cup cooked crumbled bacon (from about 4 strips)

  • 2

    tablespoons chopped fresh parsley

How to Make It

  • 1

    Season the squash as desired. Heat the oil in a 12-inch nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add the onion and cook for 1 minute. Add the squash and cook for 3 minutes, stirring occasionally.

  • 2

    Stir in the sauce, broth, sage and lemon zest and heat to a boil. Reduce the heat to medium. Cook for 2 minutes, stirring occasionally.

  • 3

    Stir in the lemon juice. Season to taste. Sprinkle with the bacon and parsley just before serving.

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