Pasta With Broccoli Rabe and Sausage Recipe

The buttery, slightly nutty flavor of kamut can be subbed into any type of pasta dish because of its similar texture to regular pasta. Check it out baked, sauted, or cold in a salad.

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 12 ounces hot or sweet Italian turkey or chicken sausage, casings removed
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped (about 1 cup)
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh rosemary
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • One 1 1/4-lb. bunch broccoli rabe, trimmed, leaves and stems chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 12 ounces Kamut spiral pasta or orecchiette
  • 1/2 cup low-sodium chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup finely grated Grana Padano or Parmesan

Nutritional Information

  • Calories per serving 410
  • Fat per serving 13g
  • Saturated fat per serving 3g
  • Cholesterol per serving 48mg
  • Fiber per serving 7g
  • Protein per serving 27g
  • Carbohydrate per serving 48g
  • Sodium per serving 764mg
  • Iron per serving 4mg
  • Calcium per serving 159mg
  • Calories per serving 410
  • Fat per serving 13g
  • Saturated fat per serving 3g
  • Cholesterol per serving 48mg
  • Fiber per serving 7g
  • Protein per serving 27g
  • Carbohydrate per serving 48g
  • Sodium per serving 764mg
  • Iron per serving 4mg
  • Calcium per serving 159mg

How to Make It

1. Bring a sizable pot water to a boil. Inside a large nonstick skillet, warm oil over medium-high heat. Cook sausage, stirring and splitting up lumps, until golden brown, about 3 minutes. Add onion, rosemary and ? tsp. salt. Reduce heat to medium and cook, stirring, until tender, about 3 minutes. Stir in broccoli rabe, garlic and red pepper flakes and saut until broccoli rabe is tender, 5 to eight minutes, adding broccoli rabe by handfuls if skillet is too full. Remove skillet?from heat.

2. Add One teaspoon. salt and pasta to boiling water. Stir and cook until pasta is al dente, about 10?minutes or according to package directions. Reserve 1/2?cup cooking water; drain pasta.

3. Add broth, 1/4 cup cheese, pasta and cooking water to skillet. Cook over medium heat until liquid has reduced and coats pasta, about 3 minutes. Divide pasta among bowls, sprinkle with remaining 1/4?cup cheese and extra red pepper flakes, if desired, and serve.