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5 from 8 votes

MUSHROOM AND PUMPKIN PASTA

This Mushroom and Pumpkin Pasta is so flavorful, filling and delicious! It makes a great vegetarian dinner for the whole family! 
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Main Course, Main Dish
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: mushroom pasta, pumpkin pasta
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 483kcal
Author: Tania Sheff

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. uncooked pasta I used Casarecce
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 large onion chopped
  • 1 lb. mushrooms sliced
  • 3 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 1/2 cup chicken or vegetable stock
  • 1 can 15 oz. pumpkin puree
  • 1 cup Half & Half or cream
  • 1 cup Parmesan cheese grated
  • 2 tbsp. parsley chopped
  • 1 tbsp. fresh oregano chopped
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Cook pasta according to the package instructions.
  • Meanwhile, sauteé the onion in olive oil, on medium heat for 7-10 minutes, until softened and slightly browned.
  • Add the mushrooms and cook for another 7-10 minutes, until no liquid remains. Add the garlic, stir, and cook for 1 minute.
  • Add the chicken (or vegetable) stock and pumpkin puree and cook for about 10 minutes on medium-low heat.
  • Add the Parmesan, cream, parsley, oregano, salt and pepper. Stir everything well and bring to gentle simmer.
  • Turn off the heat, add the cooked pasta, and stir. Garnish with Parmesan cheese and herbs. Serve immediately.

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Notes

You can use canned pumpkin puree or make your own pumpkin puree.

Nutrition

Calories: 483kcal | Carbohydrates: 66g | Protein: 20g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 26mg | Sodium: 531mg | Potassium: 567mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 855IU | Vitamin C: 10.3mg | Calcium: 311mg | Iron: 2.8mg