Spicy Sausage Broccoli Rabe Parmesan

Spicy Sausage Broccoli Rabe Parmesan

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"Simple, quick, inexpensive, and a little spicy. Delicious!!!"

Ingredients

30 m servings 605 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 605 kcal
  • 30%
  • Fat:
  • 28.3 g
  • 44%
  • Carbs:
  • 55.5g
  • 18%
  • Protein:
  • 34.6 g
  • 69%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 73 mg
  • 24%
  • Sodium:
  • 1089 mg
  • 44%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Fill a large pot with lightly salted water and bring to a rolling boil over high heat. Once the water is boiling, stir in the rotini, and return to a boil. Cook uncovered, stirring occasionally, until the pasta has cooked through, but is still firm to the bite, about 6 minutes. Drain well in a colander set in the sink.
  2. Place a steamer insert into a saucepan, and fill with water to just below the bottom of the steamer. Cover, and bring the water to a boil over high heat. Add the broccoli rabe, recover, and steam until just tender, about 2 minutes depending on thickness.
  3. Place the Italian sausage into a large skillet over medium heat, and cook until browned and no longer pink inside, about 5 minutes. Remove sausage from pan and set aside; drain excess grease, leaving about 1 tablespoon of sausage drippings in the pan. Sprinkle in the garlic, and cook until it starts to brown, about 1 minute; stir in half the broccoli rabe. Cook and stir until the rabe has wilted, and add the remaining rabe and the diced tomatoes. Cook until all the rabe is tender, about 5 minutes; sprinkle with salt and black pepper.
  4. Return the sausage to the skillet, and cook just until the meat is hot; sprinkle with Parmesan cheese, crushed red pepper flakes, and a drizzle of olive oil. Serve over hot rotini.

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Wonderful ! Don't change anything - great recipe!!

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Really wasn't into the broccoli rabe. I steamed it first, but it just remained too bitter for me. The rest was fine. My family just picked around the rabe.

Wonderful ! Don't change anything - great recipe!!

Delish :)

Thanks for a simple recipe! I needed to use some ingredients we already had so I sub'd the italian sausage with beef sausage; I used fresh grape tomatos instead of canned; I steamed fresh brocc...

This is a delicious basic sausage pasta recipe. So easy and fast. I used left over grilled Italian sausage and grilled veggies. I used chard instead of broccoli rabe. I cut up the sausage and th...

We really enjoyed your recipe! Simple ingredients, easy to prepare, AND delicious! This is a winner in my book!

This was really good especially for the spicy lovers such as myself! I agreed with the other users on cutting back on the chili flakes (and this is coming from a spicy aficionado). Also I agree ...

I'd go with 2 bunches of broccoli rabe instead of 3

Good but a little watery. Very good flavor though.

Really wasn't into the broccoli rabe. I steamed it first, but it just remained too bitter for me. The rest was fine. My family just picked around the rabe.