Butternut Squash and Chorizo Pasta

Health score
19%
Butternut Squash and Chorizo Pasta
45 min.
4
329kcal
92.84%sweetness
25.46%saltiness
48.87%sourness
48.98%bitterness
100%savoriness
95.03%fattiness
0%spiciness

Ingredients

  • tablespoons olive oil 
  • teaspoon pepper red
  • medium onion sweet chopped
  • cloves garlic minced
  • inch chorizo sausage cut 
  • inch butternut squash diced peeled
  • teaspoon thyme dried fresh chopped (or equivalent )
  • ounces cavatelli pasta cooked ( to al dente) (reserve some of the pasta water)
  • 0.3 cup pecorino cheese grated (I used a mixture)

Equipment

  • bowl

Directions

  1. Heat olive oil and chili flakes.
  2. Add chorizo and saute until the sausage begins to release it's oils.
  3. Add onion and garlic and saute until softened (a few minutes).
  4. Season with s&p.
  5. Add squash and stir mixture together.
  6. Add chopped thyme.
  7. Saute mixture for 5 minutes or so uncovered.
  8. At this point put your pasta water on to boil.
  9. Continue to saute your squash mixture covered for 5 minutes.
  10. Check the squash for firmness.
  11. You want the squash to be tender but still hold it's shape.
  12. When the squash is tender transfer to a large serving bowl.
  13. Add your cooked pasta to the squash.
  14. Mix everything together with your cheese.
  15. Add some of the reserved pasta water to loosen the mixture if you want.
  16. Serve with more grated cheese over top.

Nutrition Facts

Calories329kcal
Protein12.54%
Fat26.82%
Carbs60.64%

Properties

Glycemic Index
24.75
Glycemic Load
17.22
Inflammation Score
-7
Nutrition Score
10.422173913043%

Flavonoids

Epigallocatechin 3-gallate
0.07mg
Apigenin
0.01mg
Luteolin
0.02mg
Kaempferol
0.95mg
Myricetin
0.97mg
Quercetin
12.04mg

Taste

Sweetness:
92.84%
Saltiness:
25.46%
Sourness:
48.87%
Bitterness:
48.98%
Savoriness:
100%
Fattiness:
95.03%
Spiciness:
0%

Nutrients percent of daily need

Calories:328.55kcal
16.43%
Fat:9.79g
15.06%
Saturated Fat:2.26g
14.15%
Carbohydrates:49.79g
16.6%
Net Carbohydrates:46.92g
17.06%
Sugar:5.78g
6.43%
Cholesterol:6.95mg
2.32%
Sodium:93.79mg
4.08%
Protein:10.29g
20.58%
Selenium:37.48µg
53.55%
Manganese:0.64mg
31.93%
Phosphorus:181.51mg
18.15%
Fiber:2.87g
11.48%
Vitamin B6:0.22mg
11.24%
Copper:0.22mg
11.21%
Magnesium:41.95mg
10.49%
Calcium:104.55mg
10.45%
Vitamin K:9.5µg
9.05%
Vitamin E:1.32mg
8.81%
Iron:1.47mg
8.18%
Folate:30.72µg
7.68%
Zinc:1.12mg
7.49%
Potassium:250.39mg
7.15%
Vitamin B1:0.09mg
6.23%
Vitamin B3:1.17mg
5.84%
Vitamin C:4.82mg
5.84%
Vitamin A:255.35IU
5.11%
Vitamin B2:0.08mg
4.77%
Vitamin B5:0.37mg
3.68%
Vitamin B12:0.07µg
1.17%
Source:Foodista