ZENB Elbows Pasta with Butternut Squash & Goat Cheese


PREP TIME 15 minutes

COOK TIME 55 minutes

TOTAL TIME 70 minutes

Nutrition Facts


Serving Size: 420g
Servings: 4

Calories: 530

Amount per Serving*% Daily Value
Total Fat17g22%
Saturated Fat5g25%
Dietary Fiber14g50%
Total Sugar6g
Vitamin A 26%
Vitamin C 15%
Calcium 177mg 15%
Iron 7mg 40%
Potassium 543mg 10%
* 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 Elbows Pasta

Enjoy this recipe featuring butternut squash and goat cheese that is high in vitamin A and a good source of fiber. Using ZENB Elbows Pasta, this recipe creates a delicious flavor profile and is the perfect dish to enjoy during the fall season or whenever you have a craving for ZENB Pasta.


  • 1 pound butternut squash, peeled, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 2 teaspoons each kosher salt & ground black pepper, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 box (12 ounces) ZENB Elbows Pasta made from 100% Yellow Peas, uncooked
  • 2 large shallots, chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic, thinly sliced
  • 4 ounces goat cheese, crumbled
  • 2 tablespoons toasted pepitas
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes



Preheat oven to 425°F. Cook ZENB Pasta as directed on package. Reserve 1/2 cup pasta cooking water; drain.


Meanwhile, place butternut squash and 1 tablespoon oil on rimmed baking sheet. Sprinkle with 1 teaspoon each kosher salt & black pepper and paprika. Mix gently; spread in single layer. Bake 30-35 minutes, until tender and edges begin to caramelize. Cool.


Heat remaining oil in large skillet on medium-high heat. Cook shallots 4-5 minutes until translucent. Add garlic; cook 30 seconds until fragrant. Add pasta, reserved pasta water and roasted squash; cook 2 minutes until heated through. Garnish with crumbled goat cheese, pepitas and red pepper flakes before serving.

Tasty Tips

For a creamier dish, puree roasted squash with reserved pasta water in a food processor or blender before combining with pasta.

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