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Easy creamy pumpkin pasta recipe

Try this easy pumpkin pasta with mascarpone and parmesan cheese now at home! The silky pumpkin pasta sauce is delicious and healthy, perfect for Halloween lunch or dinner.

Easy pumpkin recipes that are perfectly delicious

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Easy pumpkin recipes that are perfectly delicious


number of servings
  • 2 tablespoon olive oil Added to
  • 1 finely chopped onion Added to
  • 2 cloves mashed garlic Added to
  • 500 g pumpkin cubes Added to
  • 50 ml whole milk Added to
  • 2 tablespoon tomato puree Added to
  • 2 tablespoon mascarpone Added to
  • 350 g penne pasta Added to
  • 40 g parmesan Added to


45 min.
1. Step

On a medium flame, heat the oil in a frying pan and add the onions with a pinch of salt. Fry them until translucent.

2. Step

Add the garlic to the pan and fry till it turns golden.

3. Step

Remove the pan from the heat and let it cool for 10 minutes.

4. Step

In a container, boil the pumpkin cubes till tender and soft in water with a pinch of salt for 10-15 minutes.

5. Step

When done, drain the water and make a pumpkin puree with the help of a hand blender.

6. Step

Gradually add milk to the puree and keep blending it together. Then add fried onions to the puree and blitz all of it together.

7. Step

Now, add the tomato puree to a frying pan and toss in the mascarpone cheese. Let it mix on low heat.

8. Step

Add the pumpkin puree to the tomato puree and mix all of it well into a creamy sauce. Add more milk if required.

9. Step

Meanwhile, boil the pasta in a container with a dash of olive oil and salt. When done, drain the pasta but save one cup of the pasta water.

10. Step

Toss the pasta into the sauce and fold it into the creamy pumpkin sauce. Add the pasta water too.

11. Step

Finally, top the pasta with parmesan cheese and season it with your favourite herbs.

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