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Bacon and Butternut Pasta
Price: $2.49 per serving
Try this spinach salad as a side dish: Combine 1½ tablespoons lemon juice, 1 tablespoon olive oil, 1½ teaspoons honey, 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard, ¼ teaspoon salt, and ¼ teaspoon pepper; whisk. Toss with 5 cups fresh spinach. Top with 1 cored and thinly sliced Braeburn apple.
• 8 ounces uncooked fettuccine
• 2 bacon slices
• 3 cups (½-inch) cubed peeled butternut squash
• 2 garlic cloves, minced
• ½ cup (2 ounces) crumbled blue cheese
• ½ cup sliced green onions