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Pumpkin Pasta

Pumpkin Pasta step-by-step recipe | vegelicacy.com
"Luxuriously creamy, smooth and velvety vegan pasta sauce made with pumpkin puree, coconut milk and cashew nuts makes for a quick and simple vegan pasta meal perfect for a weeknight! Enjoy!"

Ingredients Serves 6

  • 1.5 cup pumpkin puree
  • 1/2 cup cashews
  • Dash nutmeg
  • 1 onion
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 1 tsp dried thyme
  • 1.5 tsp salt
  • 1 lb/450 g shell-shaped pasta
  • 1 cup coconut milk

Method

  1. For this recipe you will need 1.5 cup of pumpkin puree. Personally I prefer homemade pumpkin puree, but you can use canned pumpkin from the store.
    To make pumpkin puree, peel about 17oz/500 g pumpkin, scoop out the seeds, cut the flesh into cubes.
    Place the chopped pumpkin into a pan, cover with water, bring to a boil and cook over low heat for 15-20 minutes, or until tender. Drain.

    Pumpkin Pasta
  2. Place cooked pumpkin into a food processor or a blender and process until it's perfectly smooth and creamy.

    Pumpkin Pasta
  3. In a blender jar combine 1.5 cup pumpkin puree, 1 cup of coconut milk, 1/2 cup of cashew nuts and a dash of nutmeg. Blend until smooth.

    Pumpkin Pasta
  4. Peel and cube one medium-sized onion.

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  5. Heat up 2 tablespoons of oil over meidum heat, saute the onion for 5 minutes or until soft. Add 1 teaspoon of dried thyme, stir and cook for one minute.
    Alternatively you can substitute onion with 1/3 teaspoon of asafoetida powder. Just fry asafoetida together with thyme for one minute.

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  6. Pour in pumpkin sauce, stir, bring to a boil, add 1.5 teaspoon of salt, reduce heat to low and simmer for 3 minutes.

    Pumpkin Pasta
  7. Cook pasta according to the package instructions. Drain pasta.

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  8. Combine your pasta with the pumpkin sauce, mix well.

    Pumpkin Pasta

Author: vegelicacy

Posted on: 4 December 2014

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Diet type: vegan
Category: main course
Difficulty: easy
You will also need: Blender

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Jody 9 December 2014
Love your site and was trying to look up a recipe. But it keeps saying Error and changing to Russian. Just so you know.

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vegelicacy 9 December 2014
Hey Jody! Thank you dear! We are working on some technical issues in order to be more user-friendly, and at this moment some problems may occur. Thank you for letting me know about this bag, we will fix it as soon as possible!

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