This nightshade-free Butternut Squash Pasta Sauce Recipe is also gluten-free and vegan. Meaning it’s good for mixed company (though if your friends are gluten-free, make sure you’re serving gluten-free pasta along with it).
What’s the big deal about this Butternut Squash Pasta Sauce Recipe being nightshade free? Nightshade-free recipes are beneficial to those who are sensitive or trying to figure out if they are sensitive to nightshades. Some people with celiac disease may find living nightshade-free and gluten-free can help with lingering symptoms.
To figure out if you need to avoid nightshades, talk to your dietitian about an elimination diet to help you identify your trigger foods. (Need a dietitian, I help people with this 1:1 all the time! I’d be happy to help!)
This recipe calls for butternut squash, coconut milk, garlic powder, salt, and black pepper. That’s right, it only calls for 5-ingredients but those 5-ingredients pack a ton a flavor!
If you don’t have any butternut squash to use in this pasta sauce recipe, you can substitute it for other squash. And, if you’re feeling more flavor than the salt, pepper, and garlic, feel free to add in any spice. This recipe is fairly easy to adapt to any of your cravings.
Don’t let this easy 5-ingredient nightshade free butternut squash pasta sauce recipe fool you, it is extremely versatile. While it’s the true star of any pasta dish, it can be used in many other ways, such as:
Lastly, this butternut squash pasta sauce recipe is sweet yet savory and has room for customization to your heart’s intent. However, trust me, this nightshade-free pasta sauce recipe is flavorful enough as written.!