PASTA WITH PUMPKIN SAUCE

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INGREDIENTS

  • 2 cups whole wheat bow-tie pasta
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 8 ounces fresh mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 cup fat-free low-sodium chicken or vegetable broth
  • 1 can pumpkin puree (15 ounces)
  • 1/2 teaspoon sage, rubbed
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tablespoon parsley, dried or 3 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley

INSTRUCTIONS


  • Cook pasta according to package directions.
  • Meanwhile, place a large skillet over medium to high heat. Add olive oil, onion, garlic and mushrooms. Cook about 10 minutes or until onion is soft.
  • Add broth, pumpkin, sage, salt and pepper. Reduce heat and simmer about 8 minutes. When pasta is finished cooking, drain and add it to the pumpkin mixture.
  • Stir to combine ingredients and sprinkle with Parmesan cheese and parsley.

Serves 4

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