Broccoli Rabe, Chickpeas and Sausage

Broccoli Rabe, Chickpeas and Sausage
This 30-minute pasta recipe is a terrific combination of Mediterranean ingredients. Broccoli rabe, with its slightly bitter taste, pairs deliciously with sweet Italian sausage.
Makes 6
Prep 15 m
Cook 12 m



  1. 1 of 6 Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to boil over high heat.
  2. 2 of 6 Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Crumble in sausage and cook, stirring occasionally, for 5 minutes or until no longer pink. Add garlic during last minute.
  3. 3 of 6 Stir in chickpeas, broccoli rabe, oregano, salt and pepper. Cover and cook for 7 minutes or until broccoli rabe is tender. Add 1/4 cup of the pasta water if mixture becomes too dry.
  4. 4 of 6 While sauce is cooking, prepare pasta following package directions. Drain, reserving 1 cup of pasta water.
  5. 5 of 6 Toss pasta with broccoli rabe mixture and 1/3 cup of the cheese. Add some of the reserved pasta water, if desired, to moisten mixture.
  6. 6 of 6 Serve immediately with remaining cheese on the side.
Nutrition Information for Broccoli Rabe, Chickpeas and Sausage
Servings Per Recipe: 6
Per Serving: 540 kcal cal., 25 g pro., 939 mg sodium, 71 g carb., 18 g Fat, total, 31 mg chol., 6 g fiber, 6 g sat. fat