Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Whole Wheat Bowtie Pasta with Pumkin Sage Sauce

Dinner tonight-had some canned pumkin to use up so I made a little something for myself; 
well deserved!
Whole Wheat bowtie Pasta with Pumpkin-Sage Sauce
4 oz uncooked whole wheat bowtie pasta
 1 cup chopped onion
2 tsp olive oil
1 cup chicken broth
1 cup canned pumpkin
2 tsp chopped fresh sage
Salt and pepper to taste
Nutmeg to taste
pinch of sugar
Crumble Gorgonzola
Crumbled bacon, optional

Cook pasta according to package directions; drain in colander and set aside.
In a small sauce pan, sauté onions with olive oil for 2-3 minutes. Add chicken broth and cook for another 3-4 minutes. Add pumpkin and seasonings; simmer on medium low for 8-10 minutes. Puree with emulsion blender, if desired. Toss with cooked pasta. Serve topped with gorgonzola and bacon!

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