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Savory Pumpkin Pasta Sauce


Ingredients

¼ cup butter

¼ cup butter

3 large green onions, minced

3 large green onions, minced

2 tablespoons minced garlic

2 tablespoons minced garlic

1 (15 ounce) can pumpkin puree

1 (15 ounce) can pumpkin puree

¾ cup milk

¾ cup milk

½ cup water

½ cup water

½ teaspoon salt

½ teaspoon salt

½ teaspoon ground cumin

½ teaspoon ground cumin

½ teaspoon ground white pepper

½ teaspoon ground white pepper

¼ teaspoon ground allspice

¼ teaspoon ground allspice

½ cup dried parsley, or to taste

½ cup dried parsley, or to taste

Directions

Melt butter in a large skillet over medium heat; cook and stir green onions and garlic until tender, about 3 minutes. Reduce heat to low and stir in pumpkin puree; cook for 2 minutes.

Melt butter in a large skillet over medium heat; cook and stir green onions and garlic until tender, about 3 minutes. Reduce heat to low and stir in pumpkin puree; cook for 2 minutes.

Mix milk, water, salt, cumin, white pepper, and allspice into pumpkin mixture and simmer over low heat until heated through, about 5 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in parsley.

Mix milk, water, salt, cumin, white pepper, and allspice into pumpkin mixture and simmer over low heat until heated through, about 5 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in parsley.

Cook’s Note:

I used this sauce over some chocolate pasta I had. Though I probably didn’t add enough sugar to the water, so get a sweet pasta, it did give a nice contrast, which regular pasta wouldn’t have.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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