1/2 Photos of Pumpkin Pasta
2 hrs 30 mins
Perfect for fall. Adapted from Southern Living.
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- 1 cup freshly grated parmesan cheese, divided
- 1 lb rotini pasta, cooked
- 1/4 cup butter or 1/4 cup margarine
- 1 leek, diced
- 1 celery rib, diced
- 3 lbs peeled pumpkin, chopped
- 1 (14 1/2 ounce) can chicken broth
- 1/2 teaspoon salt (or to taste)
- 1/2 teaspoon pepper
- 1/8-1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg (add this to taste; I am very sensitive to the taste of nutmeg)
- 2/3 cup whipping cream
- 1Toss cooked pasta and 1/2 cup parmesan cheese; set aside.
- 2Melt the butter in a large saucepan over medium heat.
- 3Add in the leek and celery; stir/saute until tender.
- 4Add in pumpkin; saute 2-3 minutes.
- 5Add broth; bring to a boil; cover, lower heat, and simmer for 20 minutes.
- 6Add in salt, pepper, and nutmeg; stir to combine.
- 7Process mixture in a blender until smooth (can use a stick blender); return mixture to the saucepan.
- 8Add in the cream; cook over low heat and stir often until well heated.
- 9Serve sauce over pasta; sprinkle with the rest of the cheese.
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Nutritional Facts for Pumpkin Pasta
Serving Size: 1 (451 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 6
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 594.5
- Calories from Fat 216
- Total Fat 24.1 g
- Saturated Fat 14.3 g
- Cholesterol 71.2 mg
- Sodium 766.9 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 75.6 g
- Dietary Fiber 4.0 g
- Sugars 6.2 g
- Protein 20.9 g