Whole Wheat Penne with Broccoli and Sausage

Whole Wheat Penne with Broccoli and Sausage

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  • Prep Time

    minutes

  • Total Time

    minutes

  • Servings

    servings


Ingredients

  • 12

    ounces whole wheat penne pasta

  • 1

    large bunch brocoli (cut into florets)

  • 12

    ounces hot Italian turkey sausage

  • 1

    pint grape tomatoes (each cut in half)

  • ½

    cup loosely packed basil leaves chopped

  • ¼

    cups freshly grated Pecorino Romano cheese

Directions

Heat large saucepot of salted water to boiling on high. Add pasta and cook as label directs, adding brocoli when 3 minutes of cooking time remain. Reserve 1/2 cup of cooking water; drain pasta and brocoli. Meanwhile, thinly slice sausage on the diagonal. In 12 inch nonstick skillet, cook sausage on medium 7-8 minutes or until it begins to brown, stirring occasionally. Add tomatoes and cook 5 minutes longer, stirring. Stir pasta, brocoli and 1/4 cup pasta cooking water into sausage mixtue in skillet; heat through, addition additional cooking water if needed. Remove from heat; stir in basil and cheese.


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