Recipes and Cooking Macaroni Alfredo with Pumpkin and Kale 3.7 (25) Canned pumpkin doesn't always have to be sweet -- it can be savory, too! This yummy pumpkin pasta dish is the perfect dinner for chilly nights. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on March 1, 2013 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Total Time: 30 mins Servings: 4 Yield: 1 cup each Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 6 ounce dried whole grain elbow macaroni 6 cup torn fresh kale ½ cup dry white wine 2 tablespoon sliced green onion (1) 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 12 ounce can evaporated fat-free milk ¾ cup canned pumpkin 1 tablespoon snipped fresh sage ½ cup finely shredded Parmesan cheese (2 ounces) Thinly sliced green onions (optional) Directions Cook pasta according to package directions, adding kale for the last 30 seconds of cooking; drain. Return pasta mixture to pan; cover and keep warm. Meanwhile, for sauce, in a large skillet combine wine, 2 tablespoons green onion, and garlic. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, about 5 minutes or until liquid is nearly evaporated. Stir in evaporated milk. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, for 6 minutes. Whisk in pumpkin and sage. Add sauce and 1/4 cup of the cheese to pasta mixture; toss gently to coat. Divide pasta mixture among warm shallow serving bowls. Top with the remaining 1/4 cup cheese and, if desired, additional green onions. Hannah Bigot Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 351 Calories 5g Fat 56g Carbs 19g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 4 Calories 351 % Daily Value * Total Fat 5g 6% Saturated Fat 2g 10% Cholesterol 11mg 4% Sodium 323mg 14% Total Carbohydrate 56g 20% Total Sugars 15g Protein 19g Vitamin C 124mg 620% Calcium 535.1mg 41% Iron 4.3mg 24% Potassium 877mg 19% Folate, total 48.4mcg Vitamin B-12 0.4mcg Vitamin B-6 0.4mg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.