Butternut Squash & Chicken Sausage Gnocchi in Vodka Sauce

Butternut Squash & Chicken Sausage Gnocchi in Vodka Sauce

This hearty meal will fill your family up on chilly nights and takes just minutes to prepare!  Buon Appetito!!

Butternut Squash & Chicken Sausage Gnocchi in Vodka Sauce

Servings 4

Ingredients

  • 1 small butternut squash peeled, cubed
  • 1 lb ground chicken sausage, sweet Italian
  • 1/2 32 oz jar vodka sauce
  • 1 package tri-colored gnocchi
  • 1 c Parmesan cheese grated

Instructions

  1. Bring a medium pot of water to a boil. Add cubed butternut squash to boiling water and cook for ~7 minutes or until tender. (Similar to making mashed potatoes!) Drain and set aside.

  2. Meanwhile, in a greased pan, cook ground sausage until cooked through (~10 minutes). Set aside.

  3. Cook gnocchi according to package directions (~3 minutes).  

  4. Meanwhile, in a saucepan, heat vodka sauce. Add sausage.

  5. Build plates - gnocchi, topped with sausage/sauce, topped with squash, topped with Parmesan cheese.

  6. Serve immediately

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