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Butternut Squash Noodles

Butternut Squash Noodles Recipe

These butternut squash noodles are a healthier alternative to pasta and can be made in less than 15 minutes as the main dish, part of a healthier stir fry recipe, or as a delicious side dish.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 8 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American


  • Large Skillet
  • veggie spiralizer


  • 2 T. extra virgin olive oil
  • 4 c. pre-packaged or fresh butternut squash “noodles”
  • 3 T. unsalted butter
  • T. fresh sage chopped
  • 2 t. ground cinnamon
  • Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste.


  • Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add butternut squash noodles and cook for 4-5 minutes, turning frequently to ensure they cook evenly. When noodles are slightly softened, remove from pan and set aside. Keep warm.
  • Add butter to pan and heat until melted. Stir in chopped sage and cinnamon and cook until fragrant, approximately 2-3 minutes, stirring frequently.
  • Return butternut squash noodles to the pan and toss to coat in sage butter mixture. Remove from heat and season with salt and pepper, to taste.
  • Serve immediately with your favorite entrée or as a light main course.
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