Tuscan Pumpkin Pasta Sauce

Tuscan Pumpkin Pasta Sauce

Summary

Yield
Servings
SourceCheri Leahy, RD, RDN
Prep time
10 minutes
Cooking time
20 minutes
Total time
30 minutes

Description

A fall-inspired creamy pumpkin sauce that tastes better than traditional marinara.

Ingredients

1 T
Extra virgin olive oil
1⁄2  
Yellow onion (chopped)
1 clv
Garlic (minced)
1 c
Strained tomato (tomato puree)
1 c
Pumpkin puree
1⁄4 c
Water
1 t
salt
1⁄2 t
Ground cinnamon
4 t
Pure maple syrup
1⁄2 c
Full-fat coconut milk
1 1⁄2 t
Fresh minced sage

Instructions

  1. Pour the olive oil into a large pot over medium heat, and sauté the onion until tender, about 10 minutes. Add in the garlic and sauté until fragrant, about 1 more minute
  2. Add in the tomato, pumpkin, water, salt, cinnamon, and maple syrup and bring the soup to a boil. Once boiling, lower the heat and stir in the coconut milk and minced sage.
  3. Adjust any seasoning to taste and serve warm over your favorite pasta. (Prepare about a pound of pasta for this amount of sauce.)