Creamy Pumpkin Pasta

Creamy Pumpkin Pasta
 

 

 

Creamy Pumpkin Pasta

Recipe by Chef ShamyCourse: Dinner
Servings

6

servings
Prep time

5

minutes
Cooking time

20

minutes

Ingredients

  • 16 oz. rigatoni pasta

  • 4 T Chef Shamy Garlic Butter

  • 1 shallot, finely chopped

  • 1 T fresh sage leaves, chopped

  • ½ cup pine nuts (optional)

  • 1 tsp finely grated lemon zest

  • Salt and pepper

  • 1 cup canned pure pumpkin

  • ½ cup Parmesan cheese, plus more for serving

  • ½ cup heavy cream

  • Pinch of ground nutmeg

Directions

  • Cook pasta according to package directions.
  • Meanwhile, melt Garlic Butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Add shallots and saute 3-5 minutes, until soft. Add sage, pine nuts (if using), lemon zest, salt, and pepper. Cook an additional 2 minutes.
  • Stir in pumpkin, cheese, heavy cream, and nutmeg until fully combined. Cook, stirring occasionally, 5 minutes, until sauce has thickened slightly.
  • Add cooked noodles to the sauce, and toss to coat. Garnish with additional sage and cheese, if desired.
  • Serve.