A creamy pumpkin pasta dish made with spicy sausage, sage and pumpkin puree.
1/2lbspicy Italian sausage
1/2lbwhole wheat penne pasta
1teaspooncrushed red pepper flakes
1can pumpkin puree
Cook pasta according to the directions on the package.
In a large saute pan, crumble the sausage and cook over medium-high heat until browned, about 8 minutes. Remove the cooked sausage to a paper towel lined plate with a slotted spoon and return the pan to the heat.
Turn the burner to medium heat and add in the olive oil, garlic and red pepper flakes. Cook for 1 minute, then add in the shallot and fresh sage. Cook for 5-7 minutes until onion is softened and fragrant.
Add in the can of pumpkin and water and stir well. Let cook down for 10 minutes, then add in the pasta and vodka. Stir well, sprinkle in the parmesan and serve!
Recipe from Sip + Spice | Sage Pumpkin Pasta with Spicy Sausage - http://sipandspice.com/sage-pumpkin-pasta-spicy-sausage/