Creamy Pumpkin Penne With Sage and Toasted Pecans Recipe

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Creamy Pumpkin Penne With Sage and Toasted Pecans
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  1. To make the Pumpkin Cream Sauce: In a large skillet, heat oil and sauté onions until soft. Add garlic and let cook a few more minutes. Remove from heat. In a blender, puree the onion mixture, pumpkin, tomato paste, milk, nutmeg, and cayenne until smooth.
  2. Pour into a pot and heat. Add generous amounts of salt and pepper. Stir in Parmesan until melted.
  3. Meanwhile, bring a large pot of heavily salted water to a boil. Add penne and cook according to package directions. Drain and return to pot.
  4. To assemble the pasta: Toss hot pasta with Pumpkin Cream Sauce (there might be extra sauce), toasted pecans and fresh sage. Dig in!
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 383.67 Kcal (1606 kJ)
Calories from fat 246.12 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 27.35g 42%
Cholesterol 14.27mg 5%
Sodium 338.33mg 14%
Potassium 374.93mg 8%
Total Carbs 20.03g 7%
Sugars 8.51g 34%
Dietary Fiber 6.04g 24%
Protein 14.97g 30%
Vitamin C 4.8mg 8%
Iron 1.4mg 8%
Calcium 363.5mg 36%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 163.24 Kcal (683 kJ)
Calories from fat 104.71 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11.63g 42%
Cholesterol 6.07mg 5%
Sodium 143.95mg 14%
Potassium 159.52mg 8%
Total Carbs 8.52g 7%
Sugars 3.62g 34%
Dietary Fiber 2.57g 24%
Protein 6.37g 30%
Vitamin C 2.1mg 8%
Iron 0.6mg 8%
Calcium 154.6mg 36%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 9.2
  • 10

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low cholesterol,
  • good source of fiber

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