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Recipes » Main Dish » Easy Pasta Primavera
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“Cheesy” Sauce

  • ½ cup of pumpkin puree
  • 1 cup unsweetened plant-based milk
  • ¼ cup + 2 Tbsp nutritional yeast
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Cayenne pepper, to taste (optional)


  • 8 oz of chickpea or whole grain pasta
  • 2 cups sautéed vegetables


“Cheesy” Sauce

  • 1. In a saucepan add the plant-based milk, pumpkin puree and nutritional yeast.
  • 2. Whisk until all ingredients are well combined. Season with salt and pepper.
  • 3. Cook on medium heat for 5 minutes, stirring constantly.
  • 4. Add to pasta immediately.


  • 1. Boil pasta according to package directions. Drain.
  • 2. In a saucepan, combine sautéed vegetables and cooked pasta.
  • 3. Add “cheesy” sauce to pasta and vegetables and stir well.

Cooking Tips

  • 1. You can use pure canned pumpkin or cook it from scratch.
  • 2. You can substitute the pumpkin puree with sweet potato puree.

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