Pumpkin Sausage Pasta

1 c. pumpkin or winter squash (cooked)

1 medium onion

4 cloves garlic

1 bay leaf

2 Tbsp fresh sage

1/8 tsp cinnamon

1/2 tsp nutmeg

1 lb sweet Italian sausage

2 c. broth

1/2 c. evaporated milk

1 lb pasta (or 1 baked spaghetti squash)

salt & pepper to taste

Parmesan cheese to garnish

Brown sausage in a pan, then remove from heat.  Saute onion & garlic, then add 1 cup of broth with bay leaf & sage.  Once the liquid has reduced in volume by half, stir in the squash & additional cup of broth.  Bring to a boil, add sausage, evaporated milk, & seasonings, then simmer for 10 minutes.  Boil pasta (or bake spaghetti squash), and serve with the sauce.  Add salt & pepper to taste & garnish with Parmesan cheese.