30 Days Of Meals Under $15 – Day 9 Spinach & Pumpkin Penne!

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This pasta has a great balance of sweet and salty flavours, the pumpkin works well as a sauce, full of flavour and very cost effective.


Serves 4-6

Cost: $9.50

You will need:

1 Packet penne pasta, you can use what ever pasta you like though

2 Cups roasted pumpkin

2 Cups of baby spinach

1/2 teaspoon of honey

1/4 Cup of sundried tomato’s

1/4 Cup of grated Parmesan cheese.

300 mills of cream

Salt and cracked pepper to taste.



  • Add roasted pumpkin sundried tomato’s honey and cream in a frying pan and simmer
  • In the mean time boil pasta as per packet instructions.
  • Simmer for sauce for 10 minutes until reduced
  • Add baby spinach cook for extra minute
  • Strain pasta and add sauce to it
  • Stir through parmesan cheese and add salt and pepper to taste.
  • Serve and enjoy!


Do you think you will give this pasta a go?




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