Perfectly Creamy Pumpkin Pasta

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Perfectly Creamy Pumpkin Pasta

Don’t limit yourself to only adding pumpkin to desserts. This creamy pasta dish will give you the consistency of Alfredo but with less fat and full of fall flavors.

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces whole wheat linguine (or noodle of choice)
  • ¾ cup pumpkin puree
  • ¾ cup low sodium chicken broth
  • ¼ cup 1% milk
  • 1 teaspoon margarine
  • ¼ teaspoon onion powder
  • ¼ ground black pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/8 teaspoon cinnamon

Directions

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions.
  2. In a large skillet, add remaining ingredients and stir together over medium low heat until well combined and heated through.
  3. Add pasta to pumpkin mixture and toss until pasta is evenly coated.

Serves 4

Nutrition Information

Per 1/4th serving

  • Calories: 213
  • Total Fat: 3 g
  • Saturated Fat: 0 g
  • Sodium: 121 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate: 44 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 6 g
  • Sugars: 5 g
  • Protein: 10 g

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