Pumpkin Alfredo Sauce Pasta

Yield: 4 people
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
20 mins
Bring a traditional alfredo sauce to the next level and make this easy homemade creamy Pumpkin Alfredo Sauce Pasta for a cozy dinner today.  
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5 from 3 votes

Ingredients

  • 12 oz box whole wheat spaghetti
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 3 cloves of garlic — minced
  • 1 cup canned pumpkin — not pumpkin pie filling
  • 1 ½ cups half & half
  • ½ cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 1 tbsp fresh parsley — chopped
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup leftover chicken

Instructions

  1. In a large pot of boiling salted water, cook pasta for about 8 minutes or until tender. Drain it and set aside.
  2. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, melt the butter over medium heat and cook garlic for about 30 seconds.
  3. Then, whisk to combine in the pumpkin and half & half. Add the grated parmesan, salt, and pepper.
  4. Let the sauce simmer for about 5 minutes.
  5. Heat the leftover chicken in the microwave for 2 minutes.
  6. Combine the pasta, sauce, and chicken.
  7. Topped with fresh parsley and parmesan for garnish.
Course: Main Course, Sauces
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: dinner, fall, lunch, sauces

Nutrition Information

Amount per serving (1/4) — Calories: 356, Fat: 16g, Saturated Fat: 9g, Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g, Monounsaturated Fat: 2g, Cholesterol: 56mg, Sodium: 1015mg, Potassium: 208mg, Carbohydrates: 33g, Fiber: 5g, Sugar: 5g, Protein: 10g

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