Farfalle with Butternut Squash, Pancetta and Sage

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Serving Size: 6
Farfalle with Butternut Squash, Pancetta and Sage

This comforting pasta dish comes together so easily – it’s perfect for weeknight entertaining.


  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) butter
  • 4 cups (1 L) peeled, seeded and cubed butternut squash
  • 1 pkg (125 g) Mastro® Diced Pancetta
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) chopped fresh sage
  • 1/4 tsp (1 mL) pepper
  • 12 oz (340 g) farfalle pasta
  • 3/4 cup (175 mL) frozen peas
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) grated Pecorino cheese


  1. Heat butter in large skillet set over medium-high heat; cook squash, pancetta, garlic, sage and pepper for 18 to 20 minutes or until squash is tender.
  2. Meanwhile, cook pasta according to package directions, adding peas in last 2 minutes of cooking. Drain, reserving 1/2 cup of cooking liquid.
  3. Toss pasta and peas with squash mixture, reserved cooking liquid and Pecorino cheese.
  4. Tip: Add fresh arugula to pasta and toss with your favourite dressing to turn leftovers into a pasta salad for lunch.

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