If you’re looking for a fabulous seasonal recipe than look no further than this Pumpkin Vodka Sauce Linguine! It’s a great way to spice up an ordinary week night staple and the vodka sauce can be used in more than one dish!!
8 ounces uncooked linguine pasta
1 cup pasta water, reserved
1 tablespoon butter
1 shallot, minced
1 teaspoon minced fresh sage
⅓ cup vodka
1 cup pumpkin puree
1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
½ cup shredded parmesan cheese
1 cup whole milk plain yogurt
1 tablespoon maple syrup
Salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste
Cook pasta as directed on package. Reserve 1 cup of pasta water, set aside.
In large skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Add shallot and sage; cook until aromatic. Season with salt and pepper.
Pour in the vodka and allow to simmer for a minute.
Whisk in pumpkin puree, pumpkin pie spice, and pasta water.
Whisk in parmesan until melted; remove from heat.
Whisk in yogurt and maple syrup. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
Add pasta to sauce and toss to combine. Serve warm; garnish with parmesan cheese and pumpkin seeds, if desired.
Stay tuned for another great dish later this week using your pumpkin vodka sauce!
Recipe and photo courtesy of: loveandzest