ZENB Chipotle Rotini with Squash and Hazelnuts


PREP TIME 20 minutes

COOK TIME 12 minutes

TOTAL TIME 32 minutes

Nutrition Facts


Serving Size: 232g
Servings: 6

Calories: 260

Amount per Serving*% Daily Value
Total Fat5g6%
Saturated Fat0.5g3%
Trans Fat0g
Dietary Fiber8g29%
Total Sugar2g
Vitamin A 4%
Vitamin C 4%
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 88mg 6%
Iron 3mg 15%
Potassium 654mg 15%
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.


ZENB Pasta Variety

ZENB Chipotle with Squash and Hazelnuts creates a magnificent flavor combo of nutty and spicy with olive oil infused with chipotle peppers and ZENB Rotini. This recipe is low in fat, low in calories, and a good source of protein for an easy meal that is ready in about 30 minutes.


  • 12 ounces ZENB Yellow Pea Rotini Pasta, uncooked
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil infused with chipotle peppers, divided
  • 1 small acorn squash, peeled, seeded, cut into 1/2-inch cubes (about 1 pound)
  • 1 small lemon, juiced
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 3 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 tablespoons chopped hazelnuts, toasted
  • 2 teaspoons chopped fresh mint



Cook ZENB Pasta as directed on package. Reserve 1/2 cup pasta cooking water; drain.


Meanwhile, heat olive oil in large skillet on medium-low heat. Add squash to skillet. Cook 7-9 minutes, until golden-brown and tender. Stir in reserved pasta water, pasta, lemon juice and salt. Cook 2-3 minutes, until sauce thickens.


Sprinkle with Parmesan, hazelnuts and mint. Drizzle with remaining oil before serving.

Tasty Tips

Substitute butternut or Honeynut squash for the acorn squash.

Substitute plain olive oil or other flavor-infused olive oil.

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