Rachael Ray's Penne-Wise Pumpkin Pasta

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 20 mins

Sage and Pumpkin add the flavors of fall to this hearty pasta dish, which gets a kick from a dash of hot pepper sauce. I personally add browned sweet sausage to this.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. bring large pot of water to boil. Salt it, add the pasta and cook until al dente. Drain.
  2. while pasta is working, heat olive oil in medium skillet, about two turns of the pan, over medium heat. Add the shallots and garlic and cook until softened, about 5 minutes.
  3. Stir in the chicken broth, pumpkin and cream. Add the hot sauce, cinnamon and nutmeg; season with salt and pepper.
  4. Lower the heat and simmer until thickened, about 5 minutes. Stire in the sage.
  5. Toss pasta with the sauce and pass the parmigiano Reggiano around the table.


Most Helpful

A dish I want to try again and see what can be done with it. A little on the boring side but we'll work with it. :)

Wii-t-Nii November 26, 2007

We liked this as a good fall dish. I added some grilled chicken to make it more main dish-ish. Had to make a couple subs: Used 1/2 an onion b/c we didn't have any shallots and used dried itallian herb mix b/c we didn't have any sage growing. Not an everyday meal for us, but a good seasonal treat.

Clarely November 03, 2007

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