Creamy Pumpkin Pasta

👶🏻Suitable from 6 months +

🥄 Ingredients (serves a family of 4-5)

  • Around 250g of cooked, chopped pumpkin or squash

  • Around 250g pasta

  • 1 large red onion

  • 6 sprigs of fresh rosemary

  • 1/2 a lemon

  • A tiny pinch of nutmeg

  • 150g marscapone

  • 30g Italian hard cheese (extra for adults)

🥄 Method

  1. Dice the onion (finely if serving to babies)

  2. Add a tablespoon of oil to a pan and saute the onion. You will need to add a little water half way through cooking to ensure it cooks through fully without burning.

  3. Cook the pasta as per instructions.

  4. While the pasta cooks, add the pumpkin and rosemary to the pan, breaking the pumpkin up if you wish to. Cook for five minutes on low.

  5. Turn off the heat and add the mascapone, parmesan, tiny sprinkle of nutmeg, lemon juice and a spoonful of pasta water.

  6. Drain the pasta

  7. Add the pumpkin mixture to the pasta and mix gently.

  8. Season with black pepper, pine nuts and extra parmesan for grown ups, serve as it is for babies and toddlers.

  9. Enjoy! 

Recipe from @babyledkitchen