Penne With Pumpkin Sauce Recipe

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Penne With Pumpkin Sauce
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  1. In a large skillet cook the onion, bell pepper and garlic in the butter over moderate heat, stirring, until the vegetables are softened.
  2. Stir in the pumpkin, broth, water, cream, nutmeg, and salt and pepper to taste.
  3. Simmer the sauce, stirring occasionally, for 10 minutes.
  4. While the sauce is simmering, in a kettle of boiling salted water, boil the penne until it is al dente.
  5. Reserve 1 cup of the cooking water and drain penne well.
  6. Add the penne to the sauce and cook the mixture over moderate heat, stirring and thinning with reserved water if needed, for 1 to 20 minutes or until pasta is well coated.
  7. Stir parsley into pasta and serve with parmesan cheese, as desired.
  8. Enjoy!
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 309.44 Kcal (1296 kJ)
Calories from fat 195.07 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 21.67g 33%
Cholesterol 51.08mg 17%
Sodium 444.7mg 19%
Potassium 323.58mg 7%
Total Carbs 19.1g 6%
Sugars 5.43g 22%
Dietary Fiber 5.98g 24%
Protein 5.89g 12%
Vitamin C 51mg 85%
Vitamin A 0.9mg 29%
Iron 13.3mg 74%
Calcium 53.3mg 5%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 73.41 Kcal (307 kJ)
Calories from fat 46.28 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5.14g 33%
Cholesterol 12.12mg 17%
Sodium 105.5mg 19%
Potassium 76.76mg 7%
Total Carbs 4.53g 6%
Sugars 1.29g 22%
Dietary Fiber 1.42g 24%
Protein 1.4g 12%
Vitamin C 12.1mg 85%
Vitamin A 0.2mg 29%
Iron 3.1mg 74%
Calcium 12.7mg 5%

* 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

  • 7.2
  • 8

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low sodium,
  • low cholesterol

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