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Delicious Pumpkin Sauce Spaghetti

pumpkin sauce pasta

Looking for a savoury take on pumpkin everything? Try this pumpkin sauce spaghetti for an easy weeknight meal. It’s quick and delicious.

So by now you might be thinking, enough with the pumpkin recipes…we get it. Sorry folks, I may have 1 or 2 more up my sleeve before I move on! Plus given the time of year, is there really such a thing as too many pumpkin recipes?

This dish is really the best of the best.

It’s EASY to make, requires practically no prep work (canned pumpkin puree helps with that), and um, it’s pasta. Is it just because I’m Italian, or is pasta seriously the best food in existence? Too much?

Okay fine. You don’t live and breath pasta? This pumpkin sauce is so good, I’ve even tried it mixed with steamed brown rice, and it was yummmmmm! So I definitely recommend using this sauce for multiple different meals. If you need a gluten free option, just sub out the packaged pasta to a gluten free variety that suit your needs! This sauce can easily be used for a variety of meals. I bet it would even taste great on top of grilled chicken. Hmm, I may try that next time.

pumpkin sauce spaghetti in bowl

Looking for more pumpkin themed dinner inspiration?

Try these pumpkin black bean burgers, or this DELISH creamy autumn soup. Or maybe you want some pumpkin themed breakfast options? How about pumpkin spice PANCAKES!

Then of course, you can complete your meal with one of these yummy desserts. Pumpkin oatmeal cookies or pumpkin spice donut holes. 😛

pumpkin sauce pasta

Delicious Pumpkin Sauce Spaghetti

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American, Italian
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Yield: 6 servings
Calories: 331 kcal

Delicious pumpkin sauce spaghetti is a super quick and easy weeknight meal using only a few ingredients with a lot of yum!



  • 1 tsp cooking oil I use grape seed
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 cups vegetable broth
  • 2 cups pumpkin puree
  • 1/2 tsp sage
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened cashew milk or milk of choice
  • 1 package dry pasta your choice I used spaghetti
  • Optional Garnish: fresh sage


  1. In a medium sauce pan, add your oil and garlic and saute for 1-2 minutes until golden, but do not burn.
  2. Then add the vegetable broth, the pumpkin puree and all the seasonings, and simmer over medium low heat for about 6-8 minutes. Then add your milk and stir to combine. Turn off the heat and keep covered while you make your pasta.
  3. Meanwhile, bring a large pot of generously salted water to boil, and cook pasta according to package directions. Drain and return to the pot. Then mix in your pumpkin sauce immediately so the pasta doesn't stick together. You may wish to reserve some of the sauce to garnish each plate, or you can mix it all in, your preference.
  4. Serve garnished with fresh sage if desired.
Nutrition Facts
Delicious Pumpkin Sauce Spaghetti
Amount Per Serving
Calories 331 Calories from Fat 18
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 2g 3%
Cholesterol 2mg 1%
Sodium 524mg 22%
Potassium 368mg 11%
Total Carbohydrates 65g 22%
Dietary Fiber 4g 16%
Sugars 6g
Protein 11g 22%
Vitamin A 258.8%
Vitamin C 4.7%
Calcium 6.3%
Iron 11.7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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