Pumpkin & Cashew Protein Pasta

True Protein Blog Avatar Fallback reviewed by our Nutrition Team 18 May 2020

This simple and easy pasta is the perfect hearty dish on a winters night!

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Pumpkin & Cashew Protein Pasta

Serves 4-6

Prep time: 15 minutes

Cooking time: 5 minutes


1 packet pasta of choice

2 cups roasted pumpkin

1/2 cup soaked cashews

1 1/2 cups coconut milk or milk of choice

2 cloves garlic chopped

1/3 cup nutritional yeast

1 serve True WPC in Natural

1/2 tsp paprika

1/2 tsp cinnamon

Salt & pepper to taste


  1. Cook pasta according to packet instructions, drain and set aside.

  2. In a food processor or blender add the pumpkin, soaked cashews and milk, blend until very smooth.

  3. Once the mixture has no lumps add the remaining ingredients and mix together until all combined. Add salt and pepper to taste and mix again.

  4. Once you're happy with the flavour, add sauce to the pasta pot and heat on low to warm through. Garnish with lime, chilli, spring onions and basil.

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