Cavatelli with Broccoli Rabe
Recipe from Family Circle

Broccoli rabe has a slightly bitter yet delicious taste that blends beautifully with spicy Italian sausage in this pasta recipe.



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Ingredients
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    1   
    bunch broccoli rabe, rinsed and cut into 2-inch pieces
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    2   pounds 
    frozen cavatelli OR: 1 pound dried
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    1   tablespoon 
    olive oil
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    1   pound 
    hot Italian sausage, casings removed
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    medium onion, sliced
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    3   
    cloves garlic, chopped
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    1/2  cup 
    chicken broth
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    1   teaspoon 
    salt
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    1/4  teaspoon 
    black pepper
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    1/2  cup 
    fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves, rinsed and dried
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    1/3  cup 
    grated Parmesan

Directions
1.
Bring large pot of salted water to a boil. Add broccoli rabe; simmer 5 minutes. Using a skimmer, remove broccoli rabe and set aside. Return water to a boil.
2.
Cook cavatelli following package directions. Drain.
3.
Meanwhile, heat olive oil in large skillet over medium-high heat. Add sausage and onion; cook 5 minutes or until no longer pink, breaking up sausage with wooden spoon. Add garlic and cooked broccoli rabe; cook 5 minutes.
4.
Add chicken broth, salt and pepper. Bring to a simmer. Add parsley. Remove from heat.
5.
Pour sausage mixture over cooked pasta. Sprinkle with cheese. Serve.
Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 595, Fat, total (g) 16, chol. (mg) 50, sat. fat (g) 5, carb. (g) 82, fiber (g) 5, pro. (g) 26, sodium (mg) 955, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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