Pumpkin Alfredo

Ingredients:

  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 large shallot, minced
  • 1 cup pumpkin puree
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh sage (or 1 teaspoon dried)
  • 1 cup 2% milk
  • 1 cup half-and-half
  • 1/2 cup (2 ounces) freshly grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper

Directions:

  1. Melt butter in a medium saucepan over medium-high heat. Add shallot and cook until softened; 2-3 minutes.
  2. Add pumpkin and sage; stir for 30-60 seconds to combine. Add milk and half-and-half; stir well. Bring to a simmer, reduce heat to medium low, and continue to cook until thickened and slightly reduced; 4-5 minutes.
  3. Stir in cheese, salt, and pepper. Taste and adjust seasonings accordingly.

Serves 6
Serving Size: 1/2 cup