Pumpkin Carbonara

Pumpkin Carbonara
Staff Writer

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Many may have thought of adding the seasonal ingredient pumpkin to a pasta dish, but few have seen it done like this before. Creamy puréed pumpkin is whisked together with coconut milk and egg yolks to yield a sweet and bold flavor that makes this a classic fall dish to serve. 

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Directions

Place a large sauté pan over medium to medium-high heat and cook the pancetta, stirring occasionally, until golden brown and the fat has been rendered, about 5 minutes. While the pancetta is rendering, whisk together the pumpkin purée, coconut milk, egg yolks, and Parmesan cheese. Remove the pancetta from the pan and place onto a plate lined with a paper towel. Add the garlic and shallots to the pan and cook for about 1-2 minutes. Add the cooked pasta and pancetta back to the pan and toss or stir well to mix thoroughly. Add the pumpkin mixture to the pan, stir well, and season with salt and pepper. Heat through and serve.

Nutrition

Calories per serving:

389 kcal

Daily value:

19%

Servings:

4
  • Carbohydrate, by difference 58 g
  • Protein 10 g
  • Total lipid (fat) 14 g
  • Vitamin A, IU 527 IU
  • Vitamin A, RAE 119 µg
  • Vitamin D 26 IU
  • Vitamin K (phylloquinone) 1 µg
  • Alanine 1 g
  • Ash 2 g
  • Aspartic acid 1 g
  • Calcium, Ca 137 mg
  • Carotene, beta 25 µg
  • Cholesterol 45 mg
  • Choline, total 11 mg
  • Fatty acids, total monounsaturated 4 g
  • Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated 1 g
  • Fatty acids, total saturated 7 g
  • Fiber, total dietary 10 g
  • Fluoride, F 2 µg
  • Folate, DFE 16 µg
  • Folate, food 16 µg
  • Folate, total 16 µg
  • Glutamic acid 2 g
  • Iron, Fe 1 mg
  • Lactose 2 g
  • Leucine 1 g
  • Lysine 1 g
  • Magnesium, Mg 82 mg
  • Niacin 2 mg
  • Pantothenic acid 1 mg
  • Phenylalanine 1 g
  • Phosphorus, P 272 mg
  • Potassium, K 169 mg
  • Proline 1 g
  • Retinol 111 µg
  • Selenium, Se 11 µg
  • Sodium, Na 160 mg
  • Sugars, total 2 g
  • Valine 1 g
  • Vitamin D (D2 + D3) 1 µg
  • Vitamin D3 (cholecalciferol) 1 µg
  • Water 188 g
  • Zinc, Zn 2 mg
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