Orecchiette with Sausage and Broccoli

1
Dave T.

By
@AirRail

This is a lite and delicious one pot, all in one dinner that will blow your mind. Totally different. You could use turkey sausage to lighten things up a bit more. Don't let the lemon juice fool you. You wont to taste it but you taste how it brightens things up. I hope you enjoy fixing it as much as I did, please enjoy.

Rating:

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Comments:
Serves:
6
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 1 lb
    sweet italian sausage (in casing)
  • 1 medium
    onion (diced)
  • 3 large clove
    garlic (minced)
  • 1/8 tsp
    red pepper flakes
  • 4 c
    chicken broth
  • 12 oz
    orecchiette pasta (dry)
  • 2-3 c
    chopped broccoli (fresh not frozen)
  • 4 Tbsp
    fresh grated parmesan
  • 2 tsp
    lemon juice
  • 1-1/2 c
    cherry tomatoes (quartered)
  • 1/2 tsp
    basil, dried
  • Extra
    grated parmesan cheese for topping

How to Make Orecchiette with Sausage and Broccoli

Step-by-Step

  1. Coat a large deep non stick pan with nonstick spray;heat over medium high. Add sausage and cook, turning half way, for 8 min. Remove sausage, and chop into bite size pieces. (Do not drain pan)
  2. Add onions, stirring, until soft, 5-8 min. Add garlic and red pepper flake, stir and cook for 1 min. Add broth, bring to an oil over high heat. Add pasta and cook for 8-9 min till pasta is al dente. Reduce heat to medium add broccoli and cook for 4 min covered.
  3. Stir in chopped sausage, tomatoes, Parmesan cheese and lemon juice, basil, and stir
  4. Serve with a topping of fresh grated Parmesan cheese.

    -enjoy-

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About Orecchiette with Sausage and Broccoli

Course/Dish: Pasta
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Italian
Hashtag: #broccoli




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