Pumpkin Pasta Sauce

Enjoy this orange twist on the classic red sauce from @winniesbalance and serve it with your favorite pasta.

Prep Time
< 45 minutes
Cook Time
1+ hours


  • 8 ounces pasta
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 6 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 yellow onion, chopped
  • 1 red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 green bell pepper, chopped
  • 3 cups spinach, packed
  • 1 can (15 ounces) pumpkin puree
  • 1 can (15 ounces) coconut milk
  • 2 tablespoons Parmesan cheese
  • Salt
  • Pepper


  1.   Prepare pasta in boiling water. Drain and leave to side.
  2.  Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in a saucepan on medium-high heat. Add 2 cloves garlic and cook for 10 seconds, then add onion; sauté until softened. Remove ½ of the onions and set aside.
  3. Add red and green peppers to the saucepan, cooking for about 1 minute, or until softened. Add in baby spinach and cook until wilted.
  4. Place the onions, 4 cloves garlic, 1 tablespoon olive oil, pumpkin puree, coconut milk, and Parmesan cheese into your Oster® blender. Blend on HIGH speed for 15 to 30 seconds or until mixture is smooth.
  5. Toss sauce into pan with veggies. Add in your favorite pasta and toss to combine. 
  6. Add salt and pepper to taste and enjoy!

Recipe by: @winniesbalance

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