Created by: kberry
Created on October 27, 2011
Categories: Dinner, Main Dish, Casseroles, Pasta, Penne, Vegetables, Pumpkin , 5 Ingredients Or Less, Budget-Friendly, Easy/Beginner Cooking, Quick Meals, Brunch, Halloween, Regional Holiday, Weeknight Meals, Electric Skillet, Skillet, Stove Top, Vegetarian (more)
Penne With Pumpkin Cream Sauce
"I was looking for something a little different to do with spaghetti sauce that the plain ordinary spaghetti or Alfredo. I found this on the Classico and WOW! how different. I am going to be sneaky and sneak it in on my husband! Sounds pretty good to me! My end results I hope will be we both like this!"
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Prep Time: 15mPT15M
Cook Time: 15mPT15M
The sauce was an easy and fast sauce to whip up. I did not use penne noodles. I had purchased some pumpkin filled raviolis at the Italian market in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and wanted a sauce to go with them. This sauce is savory but very tasty..... Read more
- 1 jar (15 ounce) alfredo sauce (Classico Light Creamy Alfredo Pasta Sauce, or Classico Light Creamy Alfredo Pasta Sauce)
- 1 pound dry penne pasta
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 1 yellow onion (chopped)
- 1 can (15 ounce) pureed pumpkin (no pie filling)
What You Will Need
No special items needed.
In a large pot of boiling, salted water, cook the pasta until Al Dente. Drain pasta and keep warm.
In a large pot, melt the butter over medium-low heat.
Add the onion and season with salt and pepper; cook until softened, about 6 minutes.
Stir in the pumpkin and Alfredo sauce. Add some water to get a desired consistency.
Heat until all ingredients are heated through.
Serve over warm pasta. Top with Parmesan and parsley.
- Serving Size: 1 (365.9 g)
- Calories 1040.3
- Total Fat - 21.7 g
- Saturated Fat - 7.9 g
- Cholesterol - 54.7 mg
- Sodium - 477.1 mg
- Total Carbohydrate - 201.5 g
- Dietary Fiber - 15.1 g
- Sugars - 64.3 g
- Protein - 15 g
- Calcium - 153.4 mg
- Iron - 2.3 mg
- Vitamin C - 3 mg
- Thiamin - 0.5 mg