Fettuccine Pumpkin Alfredo

Fettuccine Alfredo wears fall colors when the sauce takes on the sweet flavor and orange color of pumpkin. Bacon and chipotle chili pepper add a hint of smokiness.

Ingredients
Serves: 8
Directions
15 mins Prep time 20 mins Cook time
15 mins Prep time
20 mins Cook time
  • Cook pasta as directed on package. Drain well.

  • Meanwhile, mix milk, pumpkin, Parmesan cheese, flour, pumpkin pie spice, chipotle chili pepper and salt in medium bowl until well blended. Set aside. Cook bacon in large skillet on medium-high heat until slightly crisp. Remove bacon. Drain on paper towels. Set aside.

  • Remove all but 2 tablespoons bacon drippings from skillet. Add onion; cook and stir 3 minutes or softened. Stir in pumpkin mixture. Reduce heat to low; simmer 10 minutes or until thickened, stirring occasionally.

  • Place pasta in serving bowl. Add pumpkin sauce; toss to coat well. Top with crisp bacon.

Nutrition information

(Amount per serving)

  • 352Calories: 352Cholesterol: 24mg
  • Sodium: 460mgProtein: 18g
  • Total Fat: 8gFiber: 3g
  • Carbohydrate: 52g

Ratings & Reviews: 1

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Comments

  • Kimberly on 07/21/2015

    This was very good, though I think the flavor was improved after I added garlic. I also added chicken so it was a full meal - love the spicy sauce!

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