Thursday, March 24, 2011

Ridiculously Easy Pumpkin Pasta Sauce

Adding a little pumpkin to marinara creates a nice mellow taste plus boosts it’s antioxidant potential!


1 1/3 cup of your favorite marinara sauce (I like Trader Joes Traditional)
2/3 cup canned pumpkin


Mix the pumpkin and sauce together, heat and serve.

Makes 2 cups, 4 servings

Serving size: ½ cup Calories 70 Protein 2g Carb 10 g Fiber 3g Sugars 6 g Fat 2 g saturated fat <1 g Sodium 370 mg


Lisa {Smart Food and Fit} March 24, 2011 at 6:38 PM  

I never thought of adding pumpkin to my pasta sauce. Great idea to bump up the nutrition!

Yvonne Quiñones Syto, MA, RD, CDE, IBCLC March 24, 2011 at 7:04 PM  

That is easy. I love when pumpkin is added to a recipe. Usually adds a unique flavor. Will have to try this one.

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