dish4Since I have some more butternut squash in my fall basket and the days are getting shorter and colder, it’s time for some comfort food that you can spoon out of your favorite bowl sitting on a couch under your warm blanket, watching your favorite TV show. I love pasta so what could be better than a bowl full of ravioli filled with butternut squash puree and ricotta cheese coated with sage buttery sauce. I really like using butternut squash because it’s more “meaty” and has fewer strings compared to other pumpkins.  Maybe it’s not a low calorie dish but it’s worth the sin.

I roasted the whole squash but for filling 30 ravioli I used only half of the puree.  This means I can freeze the other half and use it later for filling cannelloni or mixing with breakfast pancake batter, and saving a lot of time. More »