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Orecchiette with Sausage and Broccoli

Tuesday, March 6th, 2018

Orecchiette PastaA recent test of this dish resulted in a good amount of leftovers in addition to satisfied diners. We’ve cut it down to about three servings here, so adjust to your needs as necessary.

What you’ll need:

  • 12 ounces of orecchiette pasta
  • 2 cups broccoli, steamed and seasoned with salt and pepper
  • 2 cups cooked Italian sausage, browned
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 cup pesto, alfredo or other sauce of your choice
  • Parmesan cheese (optional)

Directions:

  1. Bring a large pot of water to boil. Add orecchiette pasta and cook until al dente; about 10 minutes. Reserve 1/2 cup pasta water, strain.
  2. In a large saucepan, heat olive oil over medium-high heat. Add reserved water and all ingredients to pan and combine until pasta, broccoli and sausage are fully coated with the sauce. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese if desired, and serve!

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Tuesday Recipe: Garlic Chicken and Broccoli Bow Ties

Tuesday, December 15th, 2015

We’ve got your pasta, protein and vegetable needs covered with this recipe, especially if you want to try a new dish for your holiday dinner or party. The bow tie pasta brings a little youthful excitement to the table while the flavors bring satisfaction to your taste buds. Enjoy!

Farfalle Pasta

What you’ll need:

  • 2 cups broccoli florets
  • 12 oz Farfalle (bow tie) pasta
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 tsp lemon zest
  • 3 oz Parmesan cheese
  • 4 oz cream cheese, softened
  • 2 cup shredded chicken, grilled

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Directions:

  1. Place broccoli florets in a pot with enough water to cover. Bring to a boil and cook until slightly tender, or for about 5 minutes. Remove with a slotted spoon and set aside in a large bowl; using the same water, cook bow tie pasta according to package directions and drain.
  2. Stir together broccoli, garlic, olive oil, lemon zest and Parmesan cheese, add to pasta; combine well.
  3. Fold in softened cream cheese and chicken until well coated and mixed; serve.

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