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




  • 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.

  • Cook cavatelli following package directions. Drain.

  • 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.

  • Add chicken broth, salt and pepper. Bring to a simmer. Add parsley. Remove from heat.

  • Pour sausage mixture over cooked pasta. Sprinkle with cheese. Serve.

Nutrition Facts

595 calories; 16 g total fat; 50 mg cholesterol; 955 mg sodium. 82 g carbohydrates; 26 g protein;