For our first Friday of Fall, I’d like to share with you a festive and cozy recipe of mine. With pumpkin season and chilly nights just around the corner, I think this dish will bring you joy.  Made with turkey sausage, whole wheat pasta, and natural seasonings  it makes  for a guilt free, comforting meal.

1lb Turkey Sausage
2Tbls Minced Garlic
4 oz Canned Slice Mushrooms
¾ C White Wine
1 C Chicken Broth
15 oz Can Plain Pumpkin
¼ tsp each Ground Sage & Dried Thyme
½ C  Buttermilk
12 oz Box cooked Brown Rice Pasta (try subbing 12 oz cooked spaghetti squash for a cleaner dish)

In large pan, sauté mushrooms. Add garlic and cook for one minute. Add cooked turkey sausage, white wine, chicken broth, pumpkin, sage, thyme, nutmeg and stir. Add buttermilk, cooked penne and mix well. Simmer on low heat for 10 minutes

Enjoy 🙂