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Delicata Squash Pasta with Egg and Goat Cheese

  • Author: Erin Alderson
  • Prep Time: 20
  • Cook Time: 30
  • Total Time: 50 minutes
  • Yield: 2 large servings 1x
  • Category: dinner

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Ingredients

Squash

1 delicata squash (g)

2 tablespoons olive oil

1 teaspoon smoked paprika

½ teaspoon sea salt

Hazelnuts

¼ cup chopped hazelnuts (g)

1 teaspoon maple syrup

⅛ teaspoon sea salt

¼ cup julienned basil

Pasta

2 Pete and Gerry’s Organic Eggs, fried

4 ounces pasta

2 ounces goat cheese, room temperature

2 tablespoons milk

Pinch salt

1 small clove of garlic, minced

½ teaspoon lemon zest


Instructions

  • Heat your oven to 425˚F. Give the squash a good scrub then cut in half lengthwise. Trim the ends then cut each half into ¼” thick slices. Place on a baking sheet and toss with the olive oil, smoked paprika, and salt. Roast until starting to brown, about 25 minutes.
  • While the squash is roasting, heat a small skillet over medium. Add the hazelnuts and toast until starting to brown. Remove from heat and stir in the maple syrup and salt. Toss to coat and transfer to a plate to cool. Wipe out the skillet, return to heat, and fry the eggs. 
  • Next, cook the pasta according to the package directions and make the sauce. To make the sauce, combine the goat cheese, milk, salt, garlic, and zest in a bowl. Stir/whip together until well combined. 
  • When the squash is done, remove from the oven and add the hazelnuts/basil to the sheet tray and toss the squash with the nuts/basil.
  • Drain the pasta, saving a bit of pasta water, and return the pasta to the pot. Add in the goat cheese mixture and stir to combine. Add in a splash of pasta water if needed to coat the noodles. Divide into bowls and top each bowl with an egg and the delicata squash.