Butternut Squash Pasta Carbonara

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May. 01, 2012

Being a pasta lover, how can you resist yourself from a creamy pasta dish topped with bacon. What could be better?! It's like a grownup, fancy version of Chili Mac. Watch the video and treat yourself.


Parmesan cheese 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Ground beef 1/2 Pound
Bacon 6 Ounce
Butternut squash 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Lemon 1 Teaspoon
Egg 1 Medium
White wine 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Olive oil 2 Teaspoon
Salt 1 Teaspoon ((to taste))
Pepper 1/2 Teaspoon ((to taste))
Pasta 2 Cup (32 tbs)



1. Heat salted water for pasta. Cook the bacon.

2. Drain on a paper towel lined plate and discard fat.

3. Add wine to pan and deglaze, scraping the crispy bits off the bottom.

4. Add ground beef.

5. Add pasta to water.

6. Once beef is cooked, remove from pan and set aside.

7. Remove pan from heat. Mix egg, squash and half the cheese with a fork.

8. Add to pan and mix with cooked pasta, coating the pasta.

9. Cook over very low heat.

10. Add lemon juice, olive oil and remaining cheese.


11. Serve warm in a dish

For more information, visit the blog entry Butternut Squash Pasta Carbonara!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Servings: 2

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1067Calories from Fat 552

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 62 g95.4%

Saturated Fat 24 g120%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 2316 mg96.5%

Total Carbohydrates 65 g21.7%

Dietary Fiber 4 g16%

Sugars 5 g

Protein 56 g112%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet