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Ultimately creamy and packed with sausage and a mild pumpkin flavor, this pumpkin sausage alfredo penne is going to become your favorite fall comfort food!
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Pumpkin Sausage Alfredo Penne

Ultimately creamy and packed with sausage and a mild pumpkin flavor, this pumpkin sausage alfredo penne is going to become your favorite fall comfort food!
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 449kcal

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tablespoon white whole wheat flour
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup half-and-half cream
  • 1/2 cup pumpkin puree
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground sage
  • 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 lb penne pasta cooked according to package instructions
  • 4 chicken or turkey sausage links sliced 1/4-in thick
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley

Instructions

  • In large saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Whisk in flour until smooth. Gradually whisk milk, cream, and pumpkin into mixture until smooth and lump-free. Bring sauce to a low simmer over medium heat, stirring occasionally until sauce begins to thicken. Remove from heat and whisk in nutmeg, sage, Parmesan, and salt and pepper to taste.
  • Add cooked pasta and sausage to sauce and gently stir until completely coated. Sprinkle with minced parsley and enjoy warm!

Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 449kcal | Carbohydrates: 48.3g | Protein: 23.1g | Fat: 18.9g | Saturated Fat: 11.3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 7.6g | Cholesterol: 108mg | Sodium: 441mg | Fiber: 0.8g | Sugar: 2.6g