This pumpkin pasta recipe has all the flavors of fall while using our Thick & Easy® Pureed Pasta to create a delicious entree that’s safe for those on dysphagia diets needing IDDSI Level 4 meals.
|1 Serving||8 Servings||16 Servings|
|Thick & Easy® Bulk Pureed Thickened Pasta Blend
|1/2 cup||1-2.2 lb bag (4 cups)||2 – 2.2lb bags
|Pumpkin puree, canned||Dash||1 tsp||2 tsp|
|Salt||Dash||1 tsp||2 tsp|
|Black pepper||1/2 tsp||1/2 tsp||1 tsp|
|Nutmeg, ground||Dash||1 tsp||2 tsp|
|Butter, unsalted||1/2 tsp||2 tsp||1/4 cup|
HOW TO PREPARE
- Prepare Thick & Easy® Bulk Pureed Thickened Pasta Blend per package directions.
- Add pumpkin, salt, pepper, nutmeg, and butter to pasta and stir well.
- To serve: Portion approximately ½ cup of pureed pasta onto serving plate**.
- Top pasta as desired. Pasta pairs well with sage cream sauce, alfredo, browned butter, olive oil or a simple light sprinkling of sage.
- *Pasta may be served in a variety of ways:
- Portion approximately ½ cup onto plate and spread evenly
- Place pasta in a pastry bag with desired tip and pipe onto plate.
- Press pasta through a potato ricer with a large hole disc to achieve thick noodles.
Serving Size: About ½ cup pureed pasta
Total Fat: 15 g
Saturated Fat: 4 g
Trans Fat: 0 g
Cholesterol: 10 mg
Sodium: 600 mg
Total Carbohydrates: 19 g
Dietary Fiber: 1 g
Total Sugars: 3 g
Added Sugars: 0 g
Protein: 3 g
Vitamin D: 0% DV (0 mg)
Calcium: 4% DV (40 g)
Iron: 6% DV (1.1 mg)
Potassium: 2% DV (100 mg)