Sausage and Orecchiette

Sausage and Orecchiette
This quick and easy pasta recipe calls for orecchiette which translates to "little ears." With the flavorful mix of Italian sausage, vegetables, and pasta, all you need is a salad and some crusty bread to complete the meal.
Makes 2
Prep 10 m
Cook 12 m



  1. 1 of 2 Cook orecchiette in boiling salted water for 6 minutes. Add broccoli; cook 6 more minutes. Drain; transfer to a serving bowl.
  2. 2 of 2 Meanwhile, heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Remove sausage from its casing and crumble into pan. Cook for 5 minutes or until no longer pink. Remove from skillet and drain off excess fat. Reduce heat to medium and add peppers to skillet and cook for 3 minutes. Add sausage, peppers and marinara sauce to serving bowl with pasta and broccoli, and toss.
Nutrition Information for Sausage and Orecchiette
Servings Per Recipe: 2
Per Serving: 784 mg sodium, 480 kcal cal., 19 g pro., 6 g fiber, 59 g carb., 19 g Fat, total, 39 mg chol., 6 g sat. fat