Kale'n Squash Pasta


Ingredients:

1 butter nut squash, peeled and cubed

1 package of Lightlife veggie sausage

1 bunch of kale, stems removed

2 tbl of garlic

1-2 cups of veggie beef broth

1/3 cup of nutritional yeast

Penne pasta

Salt

Pepper

Olive oil

Vegetable oil

4 tbl of earth balance butter

Directions:

Preheat oven to 400

Toss your squash cubes with a little olive oil and salt

Bake in preheated oven for 20-30 minutes

Turning halfway through

While squash is cooking prepare kale and sausage

In a large frying pan over medium high heat add a little veg oil

Crumble in your sausage

Cook, while crumbling into small pieces until browned, roughly 5-7 minutes

(add more oil If needed)

Remove from pan

Add in 2 tbl of earth balance

Add in your garlic

Cook for 2 minutes

Add in your chopped kale

Cook for 2 minutes

Add in roughly 1.2 cup of beefless broth

Remove from heat and set aside

Prepare your pasta according to directions

Drain and reserve 1/3 cup of pasta water

Add pasta water to remaining beefless broth

Return pasta to pan and mix with remaining butter

Add in your kale mix and cooked sausage

Carefully add in your roasted squash

Mix well

Add in your beefless broth, ¼ cup at a time until mixed well ( you don’t have to add it all in)

Add in your nutritional yeast

Mix well

Season with salt and pepper

Serve

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