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Sausage and Pumpkin Pasta for Two Recipe

Sausage and Pumpkin Pasta for Two Recipe

"We really enjoy this meal. Cubed leftover turkey may be substituted for sausage.” Just add to the skillet with the cooked pasta for a fast meal." Katie Wollgast — Florissant, Missouri
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Cook: 15 min. YIELD:2 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup uncooked multigrain bow tie pasta
  • 1 Italian turkey sausage link (4 ounces), casing removed
  • 1/4 pound sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup canned pumpkin
  • 1/4 cup white wine or reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1/4 teaspoon rubbed sage
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons dried parsley flakes

Directions

  • 1. Cook pasta according to package directions.
  • 2. Meanwhile, in a small nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray, cook the sausage, mushrooms, onion and garlic over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain. Stir in the chicken broth, pumpkin, wine, sage, salt, garlic powder and pepper. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 4-5 minutes or until slightly thickened.
  • 3. Drain pasta; add to the skillet and heat through. Just before serving, sprinkle with cheese and parsley. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1-3/4 cup: 347 calories, 9g fat (2g saturated fat), 38mg cholesterol, 733mg sodium, 42g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 7g fiber), 22g protein Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 2 lean meat, 1 vegetable, 0 fat.

Reviews for Sausage and Pumpkin Pasta for Two

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MY REVIEW
Indecision 172322
Reviewed Oct. 31, 2011

"Ok, but did not make the keeper file."

MY REVIEW
gissell 188433
Reviewed Jan. 31, 2010

"This recipe tastes delicious! I forgot to put in the parmesan cheese the first time I made it and it stilled tasted great. I've used salami instead of the sausage as well."

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Wine Pairings

Full-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.