Butternut Squash Triangoli

I admit it, I eat lean cuisine frozen meals for lunch; they taste good and require very minimal effort on my part.

Recently I tried the Butternut Squash Ravioli and really liked it!  I don’t typically like squash at all (can’t even stand pumpkin pie), something about the sweetness of the squash with the creamy sauce was really appealing.  I decided to try making it myself for dinner tonight.  It turned out so good I thought I would share the recipe I whipped up.

2pkgs of Butternut Squash Ravioli or Triangoli
1/2c or so of snap peas
1 bell pepper (color of your choice), cut into thin matchsticks
1 large carrot, cut into thin matchsticks
1tsp minced garlic
3T salted butter
1/4c chopped walnuts
salt and pepper
1 1/2c chicken stock
Parmesan cheese

I was able to find fresh triangoli at my local Trader Joe’s for something like $2.99 a pack.  This recipe will serve a family of 4 good eaters, so you may want to do more or less for your needs.

(Cook Triangoli according to package directions)
Melt 1T butter in a large skillet over med heat, add garlic and cook for a few min, until garlic is aromatic (but not brown).  Add carrots, peas  and bell pepper- cover and cook on low for 5-10min until vegetables are crisp tender.    Take veggies and garlic out of pan and set aside.  Add 2T of butter to skillet, when melted stir in 2-3T of flour then add chicken stock.  Bring to a boil and simmer until thickened, you may need to add a bit more flour.  Add salt and pepper to taste, mix in pasta and veggies.  Top with walnuts and Parmesan cheese before serving.

Let me know if you try it…

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