Butternut Squash Pasta Sauce

My family – myself included loves Dave’s Gourmet Butternut Squash Pasta Sauce. It is tasty, yet expensive to buy, so I only buy it when it is on sale. Well today I decided I was going to try and make my own version. And it came out really great!

IMG_8806 Butternut Squash Pasta Sauce | Small Town Living in Nevada

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Butternut Squash Pasta Sauce | Small Town Living in Nevada

INGREDIENTS
For the sauce:
  • 1 whole Butternut Squash – Roasted (4-lbs)
  • 1 roasted red pepper
  • 1/3 cup butter
  • 1/2 yellow onion, diced
  • 4 stalks celery, sliced
  • 2 TBSP garlic, minced
  • 6 oz can tomato paste
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • Pepper to taste
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 6 oz water
  • 1 TBSP olive oil
INSTRUCTIONS
  1. Melt butter and olive oil in a pan over medium-low heat. Add onion and celery and sauté until onion is translucent. Add garlic and sauté another minute. Add tomato paste, sugar, salt and pepper, and stir to combine. Sauté another minute. Remove from heat and add all ingredients with water. Process until smooth texture.
  2. Serve over pasta.
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