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Rotini Recipes

Toasted Hazelnut Pumpkin Pasta for Two

Main Dish
Makes 4 Servings
Prep Time
15 minutes
Cooking Time
10 minutes
Total Time
25 minutes
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Made with



  • 4 ounces Dreamfields Rotini uncooked (1-1/3 cups)
  • 2 slices smoked bacon chopped
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1 teaspoon fresh sage finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup pumpkin purée (not pumpkin pie filling)
  • 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese +2 teaspoons (shredded)
  • 1/8 cup half & half
  • 10 hazelnuts toasted, chopped
  • salt and pepper to taste


  1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain and reserve about 1/4 cup pasta water. Set aside. Keep pasta warm.
  2. Meanwhile, cook bacon in a medium-sized heavy bottomed pot until crisp, keeping the bacon fat. Add the garlic and cook until translucent. Stir in sage, pumpkin puree, 1/4 cup cheese, salt and pepper; stir until ingredients are fully combined. Remove from heat.
  3. Add pasta, half and half, and reserved pasta water to pot with pumpkin sauces; toss to coat.
  4. Divide pasta between two plates. Top with chopped hazelnuts and remaining 2 teaspoons cheese. Serve warm.

Nutrition Facts

420 Calories

49g Carbohydrates

7g Saturated Fat

370mg Sodium

19g Fat

17g Protein

30mg Cholesterol

8g Dietary Fiber

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