Saturday, November 7, 2009

Acorn Squash Pasta

Easy, tasty and healthy! You can use pumpkin instead of squash, but do not used the canned stuff..yukkkk!!

150gms squash or pumpkin
50gms parma ham
1 small red onion
50 gms scamorza (smoked provolone)
320g penne rigate ( you can also use farfalle)
salt and pepper to taste
Olive oil
Some chicken or vegetable broth.

Chop the onion finely and fry gently in the olive oil
Cook the squash or pumpkin, chop and add to the onion. Cook for about 5 mins.
Add the salt, pepper and finely sliced parma ham.
Cut the scamorza into cubes and add to the mixture.
Let cook, adding some broth if mixture starts to dry.

Cook the pasta al dente in salted water, drain and add to the squash mixture.



  1. I love it! Very creative!That's actually really cool.


  2. Hi,
    I cooked this recipe and all the family thought that it was delicious...
    Greetings from Malta


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