Pumpkin Pasta Surprise--Clean Eating

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Total Time
15 mins
15 mins

This is from the current issue of Clean Eating magazine. It looks like a unique and yummy sauce! I imagine one could leave out the meat with success, or sub in some TVP or soy crumbles to make this a veg delight!

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  1. Cook the pasta according to package directions.
  2. Brown the ground turkey and add onion and garlic. Add carrots, tomato, and zucchini and saute 3-5 minutes.
  3. Add red pepper, pumpkin, and pasta sauce (add water here if the sauce is too thick). Simmer 7-10 minutes.
  4. Add the cream cheese and remove the pan from heat. Allow the cream cheese to melt, then mix the pasta into the sauce.
  5. Allow the dish to stand 2 minutes before serving.