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Delicious pasta dishes with pumpkin.

By Vicky McDonald
August 20, 2016
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Creamy Pumpkin Sauce
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Whether you have fresh pumpkin puree, leftover canned pumpkin, or just a glut of pumpkin seeds, we've got lots of ideas to transform that pumpkin into a scrumptious pasta dinner.

1. Savory Pumpkin Pasta Sauce This lightly spiced sauce comes together in 20 minutes, and makes a simple and tasty supper with your favorite pasta.

Savory Pumpkin Pasta Sauce
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2. Pumpkin Ravioli with Hazelnut Cream Sauce These homemade pumpkin ravioli take some time to put together, but the end result is restaurant-quality.

Pumpkin Ravioli with Hazelnut Cream Sauce
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3. Pumpkin Alfredo Sauce Could this be your new favorite alfredo sauce? Try it, and see -- it's ready in the same amount of time it takes to boil the pasta.

Pumpkin Alfredo Sauce
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4. Penne with Italian Sausage, Mushrooms, and Pumpkin Sauce This filling penne pasta casserole is packed with meaty sausages and mushrooms, and makes for a hearty family dinner.

5. Creamy Pumpkin Sauce This creamy pasta sauce is yet another great way to make use of leftover canned pumpkin puree.

Creamy Pumpkin Sauce
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6. Pumpkin Seed Pasta Toasted pumpkin seeds make this pasta dish distinctively nutty and make it extra nutritious too.

Pumpkin Seed Pasta
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7. Pumpkin Lobster Mac and Cheese This gourmet recipe takes some time to prep, but it's a real show-stopping casserole for a dinner party.

Pumpkin Lobster Mac and Cheese
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8. Chicken and Pumpkin Lasagna Although this recipe calls for a can of pumpkin soup, most reviewers found it was even tastier with a can of pumpkin puree or mashed cooked pumpkin.

Chicken and Pumpkin Lasagna
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9. Halloween Pasta This spooky looking pasta has lots of healthy beans and veggies, and is the perfect fuel for your little ghouls on Halloween night.

Halloween Pasta
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