Pumpkin Alfredo

8 oz. Esotico whole wheat pasta (cook as directed on back of package)
3 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 cup butter
4 oz. cream cheese
3/4 cup pumpkin puree
1/2 cup milk
1 tbsp. cornstarch
1 tsp. Italian seasoning

Sauté minced garlic in butter for a few minutes. Add Italian seasoning, milk and cornstarch. Simmer for 2-3 minutes stirring constantly. Add the pumpkin and cream cheese. Simmer for 2-3 more minutes. Season with salt, pepper and a touch more Italian seasoning if needed. Toss with hot pasta.