Perfect Pumpkin Alfredo

Samantha Jacobs

By
@Sammyj2489

I love fall and nothing screams fall quite like, pumpkin. I wanted something warm and hearty and delicious, I googled a bunch of different recipes and none of them really struck a chord, so here we are with my own version. =) I hope you enjoy it as much as my family and friends did


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Serves:

5

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

20 Min

Method:

Saute

Ingredients

18 oz
mixed cheese or three cheese tortellini
3/4 can(s)
pumpkin pie filling
3-4 slice
pancetta, diced
8 oz
parmesen cheese, fresh
2 Tbsp
nutmeg
1 can(s)
peas, canned
1 can(s)
evaporated milk
1/2
onion diced (white or yellow)
5 clove
garlic minced
salt and pepper to taste
cooked chicken breast optional

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Sautée your diced pancetta until crispy. Remove from the pan
2
Dice your onion and mince your garlic.

Sauté your onion on medium heat in your pancetta fat (add a little butter or olive oil if pan seems too dry) until translucent about 5 min. Add your garlic and cook for 1-2 more min.
3
add 3/4 of a can of pumpkin. Stir for about a min.

Put your pasta water to boil.
4
add nutmeg to pumpkin mixture stir for another min.
5
cook pasta to directions on package. It shouldn't take long, because it's so fresh.
6
add evaporated milk to the pumpkin mixture, cook until it starts to thicken and seems like a smooth sauce.
7
add the cheese a little bit at a time making sure it is all melty and incorporated =) then add the peas. stir for about 2-3 more min to ensure everything is hot.
8
move cooked pasta back to the pasta pot and pour sauce over it and stir until everything is evenly coated.
9
serve and enjoy!
=)

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: Italian
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian, Kosher, Low Sodium
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy
Hashtags: #FRESH, #autumn, #Fall