Pumpkin and Turkey Pasta Recipe

– 2 Tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil – 1 medium onion minced (sweet, white or red onion is fine) – 1/2 pound sliced fresh mushrooms – 1 pound ground turkey you could use ground chicken or turkey sausage (removed from casing) – 1 cup of pumpkin puree not pumpkin pie filling – 1/2 cup white wine or additional reduced-sodium chicken broth – 1 sprig fresh rosemary reserve some leaves to garnish – 1 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth I used my own homemade broth (or vegetable broth) – 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground cinnamon – 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg – 1 teaspoon sea salt – 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper – 1 pound rigatoni pasta

Cook Time: 34 min


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Pumpkin and Turkey pasta is creamy and delicious. Made with ground turkey, mushrooms, fresh herbs, and warm spices. This savory pasta dish is rich, creamy and full of cozy fall flavors.

What pasta shape goes with pumpkin pasta sauce? I paired my pumpkin pasta sauce with rigatoni, however any short pasta would pair up very well with the sauce.

How to store pasta with pumpkin and turkey? Once the pasta has cooled down, place the leftovers in an airtight container or a zipped lock freezer bag in the refrigerator. This pasta will stay fresh for up to 3 days.


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