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  • 8 ounces - medium shell pasta, about 3 cups
  • 1 bunches - broccolini, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 2 tablespoons - olive oil
  • 12 ounces - fully-cooked spicy chicken sausage links, cut into 1/2-inch thick slices
  • 1 - small onion, coarsely chopped
  • 3 cloves - garlic, minced
  • 1 cups - chicken broth
  • 1/2 teaspoons - salt
  • 1/4 teaspoons - ground black pepper
  • 1 1/2 cups - arugula
  • 1/4 cups - snipped fresh dill
  • 1/3 cups - grated Parmesan cheese
  • - olive oil, optional
  • - crushed red pepper, optional
  • Directions:

    In a Dutch oven cook pasta according to package directions, adding the Broccolini for the last 4 minutes of cooking time. Drain; rinse with cold water and drain again. Set aside.
    In a 12-inch skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add chicken sausage, onion, and garlic. Cook, turning occasionally, until sausage is browned, about 3 minutes. Add pasta mixture, chicken broth, salt and pepper. Heat through. Add arugula and dill. Remove from heat; toss to wilt greens.
    Divide among shallow bowls. Sprinkle each serving with Parmesan cheese. Drizzle with a little olive oil and sprinkle with crushed red pepper, if desired.

    Brief Description

    Chicken sausages are convenient and a lean source of protein and give a spicy kick to this veggie and pasta dish.

    Main Ingredient:

    chicken sausage

    Category:  Pasta

    Cuisine:  Italian

    Prep Time: 15 min
    Cook Time: 20 min


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    Posted On:

    July 3, 2013

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