Butternut Squash Ravioli Sauce Recipe

Rating 5.0
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| Last Updated on September 21, 2023
This butternut squash ravioli sauce features a browned butter sage sauce. Savory Parmesan cheese, herbal sage and thyme, toasty browned butter and nutty pine nuts combine for an easy but delicious sauce for butternut squash ravioli.
Utensils Dinner
Globe Italian
9
ingredients
7
steps
20
minutes
Giselle is a recipe developer and content creator that loves all things sweet and savory. She runs her own food blog, The Busy Spatula, and her work has been featured on Yahoo!, Marvel Studios and the Kitchn.

Ingredients

Servings:
4
3/4 lb
butternut squash ravioli
8 tbsp
butter, see notes 1
3
thyme sprigs
12
sage leaves
1/3 cup(s)
pine nuts
1/2 cup(s)
freshly grated Parmesan cheese, plus more for topping
1/2
lemon, optional
1/2 tsp
lemon zest, optional
freshly ground black pepper
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Directions 7 steps | 20 Minutes

Step 1

Measure and prep all ingredients.

Butternut Squash Ravioli Sauce Recipe: Measure and prep all ingredients.
Step 2

Prepare the butternut squash ravioli. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Cook the butternut squash ravioli according to the package’s instructions. 

Butternut Squash Ravioli Sauce Recipe: Prepare the butternut squash ravioli.
Step 3

While the ravioli is cooking, prepare the butternut squash ravioli sauce. In a large saucepan over medium heat, melt the butter. Once the butter is melted, add the thyme sprigs and the sage leaves. 

Butternut Squash Ravioli Sauce Recipe: While the ravioli is cooking, prepare the butternut squash ravioli sauce.
Step 4

Once the butter starts to form small browned bits of butter, add the pine nuts. Toast the pine nuts in the butter while the butter finishes browning, about 1-2 minutes. 

Butternut Squash Ravioli Sauce Recipe: Once the butter starts to form small browned bits of butter, add the pine nuts.
Step 5

Stir in the freshly grated Parmesan cheese. Add the lemon zest and squeeze the lemon juice into the browned butter, if using. Season with black pepper. 

Butternut Squash Ravioli Sauce Recipe: Stir in the freshly grated Parmesan cheese.
Step 6

Remove the thyme sprigs and toss the cooked butternut squash ravioli into the sauce. 

Butternut Squash Ravioli Sauce Recipe: Remove the thyme sprigs and toss the cooked butternut squash ravioli into the sauce.
Step 7

Plate the pasta and top with more Parmesan cheese if desired. Serve and enjoy!

Butternut Squash Ravioli Sauce Recipe: Plate the pasta and top with more Parmesan cheese if desired.

Notes:

  1. Because there are only a few ingredients, quality is key. High-quality butter is important for a delicious butternut squash ravioli sauce. Try sourcing cultured or European butter.

Nutrition Per Serving
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CALORIES
628
FAT
42.1 g
PROTEIN
20.5 g
CARBS
45.4 g
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Ten A.

Ten

17 Jan 2023

This Butternut Squash Ravioli Sauce Recipe is easy to make. Delicious and savory.

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