Pumpkin Pasta with Sausage and Spinach

Looking for something warm and healthy? This sweet and creamy pumpkin, sausage and spinach farfalle pasta makes for a hearty and healthy meal.

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Recipe by: Pastapedia

  • 4 Persons
  • 40 Minutes
  • Medium Recipe

Serving Size

  • 1

    Preheat the oven to 200 C. 

  • 2

    In a large bowl, toss pumpkin and onion with 2 tbsps. olive oil, salt and pepper. 

  • 3

    Spread the pumpkin on a baking sheet in one layer, without overcrowding. Overn roast for 30 minutes. Remove and set aside.

  • 4

    Meanwhile, cook the pasta as per the instructions on the pack. Drain, reserving 1 cup of pasta water. 

  • 5

    In a large pan, heat the remaining oil. Add the beef sausage, and cook for 8-10 minutes, stirring regularly, or until it’s cooked through. 

  • 6

    Add garlic and chili and stir until softened. Then, add spinach and cook until it starts to wilt. 

  • 7

    Add cooking cream then ⅔ of parmesan and stir until smooth. Add your roasted pumpkin and season with salt and pepper. 

  • 8

    Toss pasta with sauce, loosening with a little cooking water, if needed.

  • 9

    Serve garnished with parmesan and walnuts.