Food Recipes Broccoli Rabe and Sausage Pasta 3.5 (436) 14 Reviews Flavorful, easy, and great for either a quick weeknight meal or serving guests, this broccoli rabe and sausage pasta recipe is sure to be one you add to your favorites collection. By Sara Quessenberry Sara Quessenberry Sara Quessenberry is a recipe developer, food stylist, and cookbook author with nearly two decades of experience in the culinary arts. She was a food stylist and recipe developer at Real Simple for five years. She's currently the food director at doitDelicious.com. Highlights: * Food director at doitDelicious.com * Collaborates with Jessica Seinfeld on recipes for her cookbooks and website * Wrote an award-winning cookbook, The Good Neighbor Cookbook Real Simple's Editorial Guidelines Updated on August 23, 2022 Print Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Frances Janisch Hands On Time: 15 mins Total Time: 25 mins Yield: 6 serves Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 1 pound orecchiette 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 pound sweet Italian sausage, casings removed 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped 2 ½ cups low-sodium chicken broth ⅛ teaspoon crushed red pepper 1 bunch broccoli rabe 4 tablespoons butter, cut into pieces 1 cup grated Parmesan (4 ounces) Kosher salt and black pepper Directions Cook the pasta according to the package directions. Drain and return it to the pot. Meanwhile, heat the oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add the sausage and cook, breaking it up with a spoon, until it’s no longer pink, 5 to 6 minutes. Stir in the garlic and cook 1 minute. Add the broth and red pepper and bring to a boil. Add the broccoli rabe and simmer, covered, until tender, 3 to 4 minutes. Stir in the butter and Parmesan and cook, uncovered, until the sauce thickens slightly, 1 to 2 minutes. Toss the pasta with the sausage mixture and ¼ teaspoon each salt and pepper. Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 589 Calories 23g Fat 62g Carbs 35mg Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Calories 589 % Daily Value * Total Fat 23g 29% Saturated Fat 11g 55% Cholesterol 58mg 19% Sodium 929mg 40% Total Carbohydrate 62g 23% Protein 35g *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.