Ingredients for 1
- Step 1
Wash, peel and cut the butternut squash into cubes.
- Step 2
Add the cubed squash to a large pot of boiling water. Lower heat to medium and cook for 20 minutes.
- Step 3
While the squash is cooking, peel and chop the shallots. Set aside.
- Step 4
Chop the parsley and set aside.
- Step 5
Remove the sausage from its casings and add to a large bowl. Add the chopped shallots and parsley, an egg and 1/2 tablespoon of flour per person. Season with salt & pepper and mix well with your hands.
- Step 6
Form the sausage into balls and coat in the remaining flour. Set aside.
- Step 7
Drain the squash and add it back to the pot. Add a dab of butter, salt & pepper. Mix well until smooth using an immersion blender. Leave on low heat while the sausage is cooking. Note: If you don't have an immersion blender, add to a food processor.
- Step 8
Heat a couple tablespoons of olive oil in a pan on medium-high heat. Add the meatballs and brown on all sides for about 10 minutes or until cooked throughout.
- Step 9
Serve the meatballs with the mashed squash. Add some chopped parsley and enjoy!