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Roasted Butternut Squash with Sausage and Fresh Sage

Hot and sweet sausage blend perfectly with tender roasted butternut squash and fresh sage leaves.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine: Italian, American
Keyword: butternut squash, keto
Servings: 4
Calories: 221kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 3lb butternut squash peeled, seeded and cut into 1 inch pieces
  • ¼ lb sweet Italian sausage casing removed
  • ¼ lb spicy Italian sausage casing removed
  • 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 5 fresh sage leaves chiffonade
  • 1 cup chopped spinach blanched and water squeezed out.
  • fresh ground pepper

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400
  • Toss butternut squash with balsamic vinegar and olive oil and some ground black pepper
  • Place on a single layer on a sheet pan lined with parchment paper
  • Roast in oven for 15 minutes
  • mix hot and sweet sausage together
  • Remove pan from oven, toss squash and scatter ½ inch sausage pieces and sage on pan
  • Continue to roast for 20 more minutes.
  • Remove from oven, add spinach and roast for another 5-10 minutes until done

Notes

You can use use frozen chopped spinach in this recipe. Defrost spinach and squeeze out water before adding to pan.

Nutrition

Serving: 1person | Calories: 221kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 42mg | Sodium: 394mg | Potassium: 189mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 751IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 17mg | Iron: 1mg