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Recipe Of The Day **10-8-12**

Posted by on Oct. 8, 2012 at 12:36 PM
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Sausage and Pumpkin Pasta

 Sausage and Pumpkin Pasta
My family really enjoys 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
4 ServingsPrep: 20 min. Cook: 15 min.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups uncooked multigrain bow tie pasta
  • 1/2 pound Italian turkey sausage links, casings removed
  • 1/2 pound sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 cup canned pumpkin
  • 1/2 cup white wine or additional reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1/2 teaspoon rubbed sage
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tablespoon dried parsley flakes

Directions

  • Cook pasta according to package directions.
  • Meanwhile, in a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray,
  • cook the sausage, mushrooms and onion over medium heat until meat is
  • no longer pink. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer. Stir in the broth,
  • pumpkin, wine, sage, salt, garlic powder and pepper. Bring to a
  • boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 5-6 minutes or until
  • slightly thickened.
  • Drain pasta; add to the skillet and heat through. Just before
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Sausage and Pumpkin Pasta (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • serving, sprinkle with cheese and parsley. Yield: 4 servings.
Nutrition Facts: 1-3/4 cups equals 348 calories, 9 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 38 mg cholesterol, 733 mg sodium, 42 g carbohydrate, 7 g fiber, 23 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2-1/2 starch, 2 lean meat, 1 vegetable, 1/2 fat.
Wine: Recommended Wine for this Recipe: This recipe pairs well with Gallo Family Vineyards® Chardonnay
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jessicasmom1
by Platinum Member on Oct. 8, 2012 at 1:30 PM

hmm sounds different , but I am willing to try it  thanks

aenima49
by on Oct. 8, 2012 at 1:42 PM

Sounds unique!

michiganmom116
by Rhonda on Oct. 8, 2012 at 3:37 PM

interesting take on using pumpkin!  Thanks!

lillucky8
by on Oct. 8, 2012 at 8:43 PM
Ill pass.
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August07Mom
by Tiesha on Oct. 8, 2012 at 9:12 PM
Hmm... Not sure about this one. To me, pumpkin is for desserts!
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Bergysmom
by on Oct. 8, 2012 at 9:43 PM
But isn't pumpkin a squash, it could be a savory , right?
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Kelly913
by on Oct. 8, 2012 at 10:55 PM

Sounds like and interesting flavor combo.

Kelly913
by on Oct. 8, 2012 at 10:57 PM

Most definately.   

Quoting Bergysmom:

But isn't pumpkin a squash, it could be a savory , right?

 

Some Things Cookin' at my blog! 

4kidz916
by on Oct. 9, 2012 at 8:20 AM

I've made several savory pumpkin dishes.  They're delicious.

Quoting Bergysmom:

But isn't pumpkin a squash, it could be a savory , right?


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