Pumpkin Pasta Sauce

Pumpkin Pasta Sauce Recipe

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Lisa Mixon


I came up with this recipe looking for a way to use my canned pumpkin to create this spicy but savory sauce with a seasonal twist!


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5 Min
25 Min
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2 Tbsp
olive or grapeseed oil
3 Tbsp
minced garlic
1 medium
1 can(s)
pumpkin, canned or cooked
1 can(s)
minced clams with juice
1 1/2 tsp
salt (or to taste)
1 1/2 tsp
shallot-pepper seasoning
1 tsp
dried sage
1 tsp
thyme, dried
1 dash(es)
cayenne pepper ( to taste)

How to Make Pumpkin Pasta Sauce


  • 1Add Oil to saucepan, and heat. Add onion and garlic and cook till tender.
  • 2Add minced clams and juice to pot. Let simmer 5 minutes.
  • 3Stir in pumpkin, spices and salt. Simmer for 10-15 minutes till liquid reduces slightly. For a smooth sauce, blend in a pot with hand blender until desired consistency is achieved.

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About Pumpkin Pasta Sauce

Course/Dish: Pasta, Seafood, Pizza
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian, Gluten-Free, Wheat Free
Other Tag: Healthy
Hashtag: #pumpkin

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