A delicious, savory, Fall one pot pumpkin pasta dinner! Your family will love this this easy weeknight meal.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees
Cook pasta about 2 minutes short of package directions.
In a large oven save skillet, brown sausage. Remove to a plate lined with a paper towel.
Remove all fat except about 1 Tablespoon.
In the skillet with the remaining fat cook onion until soft, about 5 minutes.
Add garlic, sage, red pepper flakes, white wine. Cook for about 2 minutes scraping up brown bits on bottom of pan.
Add chicken broth and stir in pumpkin puree. Whisk/stir to combine until the sauce thickens. Add salt and pepper. If the sauce is too thick then add in a bit more chicken broth. You want it a bit soupy. It will thicken up in the oven.
Add sausage back in along with pasta. Stir to combine. Dollop ricotta cheese around and place in oven. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until bubbly.
Remove from oven and top with Parmesan cheese.