Vegan Pumpkin Walnut Sauce with Penne Pasta

Vegan Pumpkin Walnut Sauce with Penne Pasta is so easy to make with the wonderful taste of Fall in a bowl. The season of harvest flavors in the air.

Vegan Pumpkin Walnut Sauce with Penne Pasta

Vegan Pumpkin Walnut Sauce with Penne Pasta is so easy to make with the wonderful taste of Fall in a bowl. It’s that time of the year that pumpkin is all around us with harvest flavors in the air.

So lets get started with some pumpkin sauce that is delicious on any pasta.

Vegan Pumpkin Walnut Sauce with Penne PastaVegan Pumpkin Walnut Sauce with Penne PastaVegan Pumpkin Walnut Sauce with Penne Pasta

Vegan Pumpkin Walnut Sauce with Penne Pasta

One of things that is so special in fall is all the varieties of pumpkin that comes out this time of year. I love them all and take into great consideration of how healthy they are to eat.

Vegan Pumpkin Walnut Sauce with Penne Pasta

Which brings me to  the Vegan Pumpkin Walnut Sauce with Penne Pasta recipe. I found this recipe a few years back on Martha Stewart and decided to make it vegan instead. Wanted to see if it would come out just as good and it did.

Vegan Pumpkin Walnut Sauce with Penne Pasta

I didn’t really miss anything because the dish itself is flavorful with the sage that enhances the pumpkin flavor.

Vegan PUMPKIN WALNUT SAUCE WITH PENNE PASTA

What’s in Our Food?

  • Pumpkin – full of many anti-oxidant vitamins such as vitamin-A, vitamin-C, and vitamin-E.
  • Walnuts – excellent source of anti-inflammatory omega-3 essential fatty acids, in the form of alpha-linolenic acid (ALA).
  • Almond Milk – lower in calories than other milks as long as it is unsweetened. It’s also free of cholesterol, saturated fat, and is naturally lactose free.
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Pumpkin Walnut Sauce with Penne Pasta
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
25 mins
 

Vegan Pumpkin Walnut Sauce with Penne Pasta is so easy to make with the wonderful taste of Fall in a bowl. The season of harvest flavors in the air.

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American, Italian
Keyword: pasta main meal
Servings: 4
Calories: 514 kcal
Author: Lizzy
Ingredients
Boil Pasta
  • 12 ounces gluten free penne pasta
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Coarse salt
Sauce
  • 15 oz pure pumpkin puree
  • 2 garlic clove minced
  • 1 tablespoon of olive oil
  • 1 cup almond milk
  • 1/4 cup grated Vegan Parmesan Cheese
  • 1 tablespoon white-wine
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1 tablespoon fresh sage
  • 1/2 tablespoon sugar
  • Salt & Pepper
Instructions
  1. Cook pasta in a large pot of boiling salted water until al dente.
  2. In a separate pot heat olive oil over medium. Add sage and garlic, stirring, until starting to brown, 1 to 2 minutes.
  3. Carefully (oil is hot and will spatter) add pumpkin puree almond milk, vegan parmesan, vinegar.
  4. Stir sauce until heated through, 2 to 3 minutes.
  5. Add pasta to sauce, and toss to coat. If sauce is too thick, add some reserved pasta water.
  6. Season generously with salt and pepper.
  7. Toast chop walnuts.
  8. Serve pasta sprinkled with fresh sage on top and toasted walnuts on top.
  9. Enjoy!
Nutrition Facts
Pumpkin Walnut Sauce with Penne Pasta
Amount Per Serving
Calories 514 Calories from Fat 180
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 20g 31%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Sodium 349mg 15%
Potassium 251mg 7%
Total Carbohydrates 75g 25%
Dietary Fiber 5g 20%
Sugars 5g
Protein 10g 20%
Vitamin A 331.5%
Vitamin C 6%
Calcium 12.6%
Iron 16.6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

 

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