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Pumpkin Cheese Sauce
Source: Vegetarian Homestyle Cooking, ©1998 by Jeanne Tiberio (Appletree Press, Inc.)

Creamy pumpkin/ginger sauce that tastes delicious over pasta.

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

Nutrition Facts

Makes 4 servings
Amount Per Serving
Calories 81.2
Total Carbs 13.7 g
Dietary Fiber 4.0 g
Sugars 5.6 g
Total Fat 0.8 g
Saturated Fat 0.4 g
Unsaturated Fat 0.0 g
Potassium 293.2 mg
Protein 4.9 g
Sodium 191.5 mg
Dietary Exchanges
, 1 Starch , 1 Lean Meat
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2 cup  low sodium vegetable broth
1 tsp  cornstarch
0 1/2 cup  Cottage Cheese, 1% fat
15 oz  Pumpkin, canned, unsalted
1 each  medium garlic cloves
0 1/4 tsp  ground ginger
1 pinch  black pepper
4 each  scallions
  1. Combine the cornstarch with a little broth to blend; then add all ingredients except the scallions to a blender. Purée until smooth.
  2. Add to either a double boiler or saucepan on low heat. Cook for only about 10 minutes; do not let the sauce boil. Pour immediately over hot, drained pasta.
  3. Sprinkle with scallions, if desired.