Saturday, January 8, 2011

What's for Dinner: Penne with Pumpkin Cream Sauce

This recipe can be found on the Classico website. It's delicious! The pumpkin flavor is very mild, and it's a great way to sneak some vegetables in.

Penne with Pumpkin Cream Sauce

  • Servings: 4
  • Cook Time: 15 Minutes
  • Prep Time: 15 Minutes


  • 1 jar (15 oz.) Classico® Light Creamy Alfredo Pasta Sauce
  • 1 pound(s) penne pasta
  • 2 tablespoon(s) butter
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 jar 15-ounce pure pumpkin puree


1. In a large pot of boiling, salted water, cook the pasta until al dente. Drain pasta and keep warm.

2. In a large pot, melt the butter over medium-low heat. Add the onion and season with salt and pepper; cookuntil 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.

3. Serve over warm pasta. Top with parmesan and parsley.

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