Butternut Squash Pasta Carbonara Recipe Video


Difficulty LevelMediumHealth IndexAverage
Main IngredientHealthy


 Parmesan cheese1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Ground beef1⁄2 Pound
 Bacon6 Ounce
 Butternut squash1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Lemon1 Teaspoon
 Egg1 Medium
 White wine1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Olive oil2 Teaspoon
 Salt1 Teaspoon (to taste)
 Pepper1⁄2 Teaspoon (to taste)
 Pasta2 Cup (32 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1067 Calories from Fat 552

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 62 g95.5%

Saturated Fat 24.3 g121.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 229.5 mg

Sodium 2316.3 mg96.5%

Total Carbohydrates 65 g21.8%

Dietary Fiber 4.2 g16.8%

Sugars 5.1 g

Protein 56 g111.4%

Vitamin A 155% Vitamin C 27.7%

Calcium 64.2% Iron 20.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Heat salted water for pasta. Cook the bacon.
2. Drain on a paper towel lined plate and discard fat.
3. Add wine to pan and deglaze, scraping the crispy bits off the bottom.
4. Add ground beef.
5. Add pasta to water.
6. Once beef is cooked, remove from pan and set aside.
7. Remove pan from heat. Mix egg, squash and half the cheese with a fork.
8. Add to pan and mix with cooked pasta, coating the pasta.
9. Cook over very low heat.
10. Add lemon juice, olive oil and remaining cheese.

11. Serve warm in a dish

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Editors Review

Being a pasta lover, how can you resist yourself from a creamy pasta dish topped with bacon. What could be better?! It's like a grownup, fancy version of Chili Mac. Watch the video and treat yourself.