Eat Right with Rouses

Bacon Pumpkin Pesto Pasta


1/2 can (7.5 ounces) pumpkin puree

1 16 ounce bag of Rouses whole wheat penne pasta, cooked

8 strips of bacon, cooked (can substitute turkey or chicken bacon)

1/4 cup Rouses pesto sauce

¼ cup Parmigiano Reggiano or fresh parmesan cheese, for garnish

Fresh basil leaves, for garnish


Combine the pesto and pasta and mix until coated.  Add the pumpkin puree and bacon and toss until combined.  Garnish with shaved parmesan cheese and fresh basil leaves.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Amount/serving % DV*
Calories 210
Total Fat 6g 9%
Saturated Fat 1.5g 8%
Cholesterol 10mg 3%
Sodium 190mg 8%
Total Carbohydrate 30g 10%
Dietary Fiber 4g 16%
Sugars 2g
Protein 8g 16%

*Percent Daily Values (DV) are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.