Barilla® ProteinPLUS® Farfalle with Zucchini, Butternut Squash & Pecorino Cheese



Ingredients for 7 people      
  • 1 box Barilla® ProteinPLUS® Farfalle
  • 4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic chopped
  • 1 teaspoon fresh oregano chopped
  • 1 butternut squash diced into large pieces
  • 2 zucchini sliced into half moons
  • to taste salt
  • to taste black pepper
  • 1/3 cup Pecorino cheese grated


  1. 1
    Bring a large pot of water to a boil
  2. 2
    In a large skillet, sauté garlic and oregano in olive oil for 1-2 minutes
  3. 3
    Add butternut squash and sauté for 8-10 minutes
  4. 4
    Add zucchini and sauté for 2 minutes
  5. 5
    Season with salt and pepper
  6. 6
    Cook pasta 1 minute less than package directions; reserve 1 cup of the cooking water
  7. 7
    Add 1 cup of cooking water to the sauce and bring to a simmer
  8. 8
    Add cooked pasta to the sauce and cook for 1 minute
  9. 9
    The sauce should become creamy
  10. 10
    Remove from heat and toss with cheese

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