Spicy Pumpkin Pasta with Basil Butter Sauce

For 4 persons

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons basil, finely chopped
  • 1 small pumpkin, peeled and cubed
  • 400 g dried pasta
  • Salt and black pepper
  • 90 g butter
  • 30 g pine nut
  • 30 g parmesan cheese
  • Fresh basil for garnish
  • Your favorite chili powder of PepperukoHK, ½ tablespoon (more or less to taste)

Preparation

Preheat the oven to 230˚C. Mix olive oil, garlic and pumpkin. Cook in oven around 20mins until the pumpkin soft.

Put the pine nuts on a baking tray, toast in oven until the color change to golden.

Cook pasta in a large pot of boiling water, according the cooking time show on package, cook until al dente, drain, set a side. Keep 1 cup of cooking water.

Melt the butter in a large frying pan, add the chopped basil and chili powder, cook gently for 2-3 mins.

Pour the pasta cooking water into the pan, add pasta and pumpkin, cook gently, add salt and black pepper.

Served with parmesan cheese, pine nut and fresh basil for garnish.

Enjoy!

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