Pumpkin Pasta Sauce

by | Updated: October 18th, 2019 | Read time: 1 minute

Who wants to wait for dessert to enjoy the delicious flavor of pumpkin? Pies are surely delicious, but if you work the gourd into your main course, you can eat it as soon as you sit at the dinner table! If you’re impatient for pumpkin, you’ll love this savory pumpkin pasta sauce. Whip up your favorite pasta (any kind will do!) and ladle this sauce over for a soul-warming dish. Add protein on the side to make a complete meal.

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1 can (15 oz.) organic pumpkin
1 cup canned chopped tomatoes
1/2 cup coconut cream
1/2 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. black pepper
1/2 tsp. dried oregano
1/4 tsp. garlic powder
1/4 cup fresh basil, chopped
16 oz. penne pasta (any pasta will work)


  1. In medium saucepan, simmer pumpkin and tomatoes. Stir in coconut cream and spices. Cover and simmer about 15 minutes. 
  2. Meanwhile, cook pasta according to package directions.
  3. To serve, pour 1/2 cup sauce over 1 cup pasta and garnish with fresh basil.
Pamela Higgins

Pam Higgins, Certified Health Coach, AADP received her credentials from The Institute for Integrative Nutrition in 2010. Pam is the Founder of Total Health Counseling, LLC and www.totalhealthcounseling.com. She is a sensitive foodie and focuses on teaching clients about eating delicious food with pleasure. Pam will show you how to access your blueprint for healthy eating and lifestyle so you can be your best. Pam healed herself from years of chronic digestive and skin inflammation by accessing her own blueprint for healthy living and helps her clients find foods that nourish + balance their bodies. Pam lives in South Florida with her husband, Heman and dog, Cali. Contact Pam directly via email at totalhealthcounseling@gmail.com.