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Ziti Alla Zucca (Ziti With Pumpkin)

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“A quick and easy recipe from Molto Mario. The hardest part is preparing the pumpkin. Enjoy!”
READY IN:
50mins
SERVES:
4
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a large pan, heat the olive oil over high heat and add the onion, garlic, and pumpkin and cook 1 minute.
  2. Add the water, salt and pepper, lower heat to medium and cover, cooking until the pumpkin is soft, about 8 minutes.
  3. Add the red pepper flakes and parsley and keep warm.
  4. Bring 6 quarts of water to a boil and add 2 tablespoons salt. Cook the ziti according to the package directions, until tender yet al dente.
  5. Toss the pasta with the cooked pumpkin 1 minute over high heat. Divide evenly among 4 warmed pasta bowls, topped with freshly grated Parmigiano-Reggiano.

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