Pumpkin Pasta Sauce

Pumpkin Pasta Sauce

This sweet and savoury vegan pumpkin sauce is perfect for an easy dinner and great for a delicious meal prep recipe.

Serves 4



  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 yellow onion, diced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 can (425g/15 oz) pumpkin purée
  • 240ml (8 fl oz) vegetable broth
  • 120ml (4 fl oz) water
  • 2 tbsp nutritional yeast
  • 2 tbsp flour
  • 1 tbsp fresh rosemary, finely chopped
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp pepper
  • ¼ tsp ground nutmeg
  • ¼ tsp ground sage
  • Pasta of choice
  • 1
    Combine the olive oil, onion, and garlic in a large pan over medium heat. Cook for several minutes until fragrant, stirring frequently.
  • 2
    Begin to cook your pasta following package instructions.
  • 3
    Add your remaining ingredients (except the pasta) and mix together. Continue to cook over medium heat for about 15 minutes.
  • 4
    Blend with an immersion blender or let cool slightly and use a blender. If you use a classic blender, be sure to slightly vent the top!
  • 5
    Pour a good amount of sauce over your cooked pasta and serve right away.

Recipe by Kelsey Riley, Planted in the Kitchen, plantedinthekitchen.com, @plantedinthekitchen