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butternut squash noodles

Butternut Squash Noodles

Running short on time but want a healthy side dish! Buy these healthy and delicious "all the work done for you" butternut squash zoodles!

Course Dinner Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword Butternut Squash Noodles
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Servings 5
Calories 164.73 kcal
Author DinnerPlanner

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons  extra virgin olive oil
  • 4 cups pre-packaged butternut squash “noodles”
  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons fresh sage chopped
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste.

Instructions

  1. 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.
  2. Add butter to pan and heat until melted. Stir in chopped sage and cinnamon and cook until fragrant, approximately 2-3 minutes, stirring frequently.
  3. Return butternut squash noodles to pan and toss to coat in sage butter mixture. Remove from heat and season with salt and pepper, to taste.
  4. Serve immediately with your favorite entrée or as a light main course.
Nutrition Facts
Butternut Squash Noodles
Amount Per Serving (5 g)
Calories 164.73 Calories from Fat 114
% Daily Value*
Fat 12.63g19%
Saturated Fat 5.16g32%
Cholesterol 18.06mg6%
Sodium 5.68mg0%
Potassium 401.91mg11%
Carbohydrates 14.05g5%
Fiber 2.79g12%
Sugar 2.49g3%
Protein 1.3g3%
Vitamin A 12115.52IU242%
Vitamin C 23.52mg29%
Calcium 75.59mg8%
Iron 1.05mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.