Pumpkin Pasta Sauce Recipe
The right amount of pumpkin makes this a delicious sauce that is versatile.
pasta sauce, pumpkin
grated Parmesan cheese
freshly ground white pepper
The sauce begins with a roux. Melt the butter over medium heat.
Then add the flour. Whisk together and cook until the flour has cooked.
Cook the roux until it has taken on a nice tan color, but don't let it get too dark.
Add the chicken stock and the milk.
Bring to a boil. Allow to boil for one minute.
Add the pumpkin puree and cheese. Return to a boil and then simmer until desire thickness. If it is too thick, then add a little bit of water at a time until right.
Remove from heat. Stir in some fresh chopped sage. Add kosher salt and paper to taste.
The time to takes depends a lot on the moisture level in your pumpkin puree. Homemade puree can vary depending on the type of pumpkin, the size, and how long you cooked it.