Pasta with Pumpkin Sauce

Switch your regular pasta dish with our Pasta with Pumpkin Sauce.

Pasta with Pumpkin Sauce

Why not switch your regular pasta sauce with our Pasta with Pumpkin Sauce? It’s quick, simple, deliciously creamy and perfect on a cold night.

Serves: Two

Time: 20 minutes


  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 cup pumpkin purée
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1/8  teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon chilli powder
  • pinch cayenne pepper
  • freshly cracked black pepper, to taste
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons cream
  • 2 cups pasta


Boil water in a large pot. Once the water is boiling, add the pasta to the pot and cook for 10 minutes or until al dente. Drain. While the water is boiling, mince two cloves of garlic and add them to a large pan with one tablespoon of butter. Sauté over medium–low heat for two minutes and then add the pumpkin puree and chicken broth and stir. Add the nutmeg, chilli powder, cayenne pepper and some freshly cracked pepper. Stir in the spices and let the sauce simmer over medium–low heat while the pasta cooks. Stir occasionally.  Add the cream to the pan and stir into the pumpkin sauce. Stir the drained pasta into the sauce and serve.


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    22nd Apr 2015
    Sounds delicious but I'd have to leave out the garlic, chilli and cayenne pepper. Way too spicy for me these days! Some toasted pine nuts or toasted walnuts sprinkled over for some texture and extra nutrition would make it even better. Yum!
    10th May 2015
    Agreed! But I plan to tweak the recipe a bit and it does sounds delicious. A good way to add some pumpkin to a meal.
    21st Aug 2015
    O god that looks mouth watering. Can't wait to get home and get the husband to make it. Thanks for the recipe

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