Sausage and Broccoli Rabe' over Pasta

Recipe by CHRISSYG
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READY IN: 25mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Bring two large pots of salted water to a boil.
  • While the water is heating, remove sausage from casings (if you can't find Italian sausage bulk)heat a large frying pan over medium heat and place sausage in the pan, breaking into bite sized pieces while cooking.
  • Cook sausage till nicely browned, (reserve).
  • Cut off stems from Broccoli Rabe and place in boiling water.
  • Boil your pasta of choice only cut back on time from the package directions by 1-2 minutes.
  • Thinly slice 1-2 cloves of garlic, and place in a small sauce pan with the olive oil (and pepper flakes if desired).
  • Cook garlic till lightly toasted (be careful! Don't burn it).
  • When broccoli rabe is tender resesrve about 1 cup of the cooking liquid and drain the broccoli.
  • Use the cooking liquid from the broccoli rabe to deglaze the frying pan with the sausage.
  • Return the drained broccoli to the pot, add the sausage and the cooked pasta.
  • Add Olive oil with garlic and the cheese and toss together.
  • simmer all ingredients together for about 1-2 minutes (to allow flavors to marry).
  • serve with extra cheese for sprinkling.
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