Pumpkin Pasta Sauce

• Vegan • Can be gluten-free. • Ready in 20 minutes. • Simple pantry ingredients. • Uses canned pumpkin. • So creamy & satisfying! • Perfect for Fall.

why you'll love it

– 1 lb (454 g) pasta of choice – 1 ½ tbsp (22 g) butter  – 2 garlic cloves, minced – 1 15 oz can pumpkin  – 1 14 oz can coconut milk – ¾ tsp paprika – ¾ tsp salt – Fresh or crispy sage leaves, for serving, optional


Cook your choice of pasta in salted water according to the package instructions. This recipe works well with short pasta shapes like penne.



cook pasta

While the pasta is cooking, heat the butter in a large pan. Add the garlic and cook for 1-2 minutes until fragrant.



saute garlic

Stir in the pumpkin puree, coconut milk, paprika and salt. Reduce the heat and simmer until the sauce thickens, about 5-10 minutes.



mix sauce

Add the cooked pasta and mix well.



add pasta

Garnish with sage if you like and enjoy your delicious pumpkin pasta!

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