Creamy Pumpkin & Rosemary Penne


A bit of rosemary is added to the pumpkin sauce, which adds a deep earthiness that balances the sweetness of the pumpkin perfectly.


Creamy Pumpkin & Rosemary Penne
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Serves: 4
Rosemary adds an earthiness and balances the sweetness of the creamy pumpkin sauce perfectly.
  • 1lb GF penne noodles
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 tsp dried rosemary, crushed
  • 15 oz pumpkin puree
  • ½ cup cream, whole milk or milk alternative
  • ⅓ cup Parmesan*, grated
  • 2 Tbsp GF cream cheese*
  • ¼ tsp red-pepper flakes
  1. Cook pasta in salted water. Reserve 2 cups of pasta water, drain, rinse and set aside.
  2. In a large fry pan, sauté garlic in oil for a few minutes, then add remaining ingredients, and 1 cup of the reserved pasta water. Whisk until sauce is heated through, season to taste with salt and pepper.
  3. If sauce is too thick, add more of the pasta water.
*Replace the cream cheese with cashew cream or soft tofu for a dairy free version,and omit the Parmesan



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