Penne-Wise Pumpkin Pasta

Total Time:
30 min
Prep:
20 min
Cook:
10 min

Yield:
6 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients
  • Salt
  • 1 pound whole-wheat penne
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 3 shallots, finely chopped
  • 3 to 4 cloves garlic, grated
  • 2 cups chicken stock
  • 1 (15-ounce) can pumpkin puree
  • 1/2 cup cream
  • 1 teaspoon hot sauce, to taste
  • Freshly grated nutmeg, to taste
  • 2 pinches ground cinnamon
  • Salt and black pepper
  • 7 to 8 leaves fresh sage, thinly sliced plus more, for garnish
  • Grated Parmigiano-Reggiano
Directions

Heat water for pasta, salt it and cook penne to al dente.

Heat the oil, 2 turns of the pan, over medium heat. Add shallots and garlic to the pan, saute 3 minutes. Stir in chicken stock and combine with pumpkin, stir in cream then season sauce with hot sauce, nutmeg, cinnamon, salt and pepper. Reduce heat to medium low and simmer 5 to 6 minutes more to thicken. Stir in sage, toss with pasta with grated cheese, to taste.


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