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Trying to up your vegetable intake?  Looking for a way to get your kids to eat vegetables? 

Try this easy and healthy way of making a delicious pasta sauce packed full of flavour, and nutrients!

The first step is to follow the recipe for making Baked Pumpkin here.

Pumpkin roasting with onion and garlic

  • When pumpkin has finished baking, reserve a handful of segments to garnish your pasta with.
  • Place the rest in a blender and blend until smooth and creamy.
  • If you leave it until the pumpkin goes cold, it won’t be as smooth.
  • Here you have a delicious pumpkin sauce.
  • Cook your pasta as per packet instructions and drain.
  • Place pumpkin back in the large saucepan (no heat) that the pasta was boiling in (minus the water) and stir through some of the pasta sauce.
  • Add a little at a time to prevent over-doing the sauce.
  • Garnish with salt and pepper

Other serving suggestions:

  • Serve with parmesan
  • Steamed snow peas
  • Add frozen peas as you are adding the sauce and keep on the heat until peas are cooked.
  • Slices chicken breast
  • Steamed broccoli
  • Capers
  • Blue Cheese
  • Almonds

 

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