Pumpkin Pasta Bake with

Sage and Sausage

entirely elizabeth


Prep Time: 30 Min

16 ounces Penne pasta 1 pound Italian sausage 1 medium onion; diced 1 tablespoon garlic; minced 2 ½ cups chicken broth 12 ounces pumpkin puree 2 teaspoons Italian seasoning 1 tablespoon sage 1 teaspoon black pepper ½ teaspoon salt ½ block cream cheese ¾ cup heavy whipping cream 1 ½ cups parmesan cheese 8 fried sage leaves

Cook Time: 30 Min


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Step 1

Set your oven to 375° F. Brown your sausage and set aside. Sauté your onions and garlic.  Add the cooked sausage, broth, pumpkin, Italian seasoning, sage, pepper and salt. Simmer and reduce.

Step 2

Whisk in the cream cheese, cream, and part of the Parmesan cheese until thickened. Do not heat too long or your sauce will separate and become oily.

Step 3

Add your partially cooked noodles* to the sauce.  Pour into your baking pan, top with the parmesan cheese. *note, your noodles should only be boiled for 8 minutes.

Step 4

Cover with aluminum foil and bake for 25 minutes then uncovered for an additional 10 minutes. Allow to cool for 10 minutes before serving. Top with fried sage.


Enjoy Entirely!

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