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Pumpkin Pasta in a white bowl

Pumpkin Pasta

All I have to say about this recipe is WOW! This Pumpkin Pasta is one of my favorites. It tastes amazing and is so simple to make.  

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Fall Pasta Recipe, Pumpkin Pasta
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 528 kcal
Author Jennie Duncan


  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter
  • 1 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt (or to taste)
  • 2 cups parmesan cheese (shredded)
  • 1 cup pumpkin puree
  • 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 12 oz fettuccine


  1. Prepare pasta according to the package directions. Drain and set aside.

  2. Melt butter in a saucepan over low/medium heat. Slowly mix in heavy cream once melted is melted.

  3. Add in garlic and salt. Slowly add in shredded parmesan cheese whisking until cheese is melted and sauce is creamy.

  4. Add in pumpkin puree and nutmeg and mix on low heat until well combined.

  5. Add in cooked pasta and toss to coat. Serve and enjoy.

Recipe Notes

  • For this recipe I used fettuccine but any pasta will work. 
  • Cooking Tip: Make sure you are using canned pumpkin puree and not pumpkin pie mix. 
Nutrition Facts
Pumpkin Pasta
Amount Per Serving
Calories 528 Calories from Fat 324
% Daily Value*
Fat 36g55%
Saturated Fat 22g110%
Cholesterol 144mg48%
Sodium 575mg24%
Potassium 223mg6%
Carbohydrates 35g12%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 16g32%
Vitamin A 5998IU120%
Vitamin C 2mg2%
Calcium 351mg35%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.