Liquid Measurement Converter

is equal to
Weight Measurement Converter

is equal to
fraction 1/8 1/4 1/3 1/2 2/3 3/4
decimal 0.125 0.25 0.333 0.5 0.666 0.75


Orecchiette with Sausage and Broccoli Recipe


  • Collect Recipes
  • Vote for Recipes
  • Post Comments

Orecchiette with Sausage and Broccoli

A quick and delicious weeknight pasta dish with sausage, broccoli, garlic and parmesan.

Orecchiette with Sausage and Broccoli recipe

Servings: 4
Total Time: 25 minutes
Recipe by: Frankie


12 oz orecchiette pasta
1/2 lb ground Italian sausage or sausage removed from casings
4 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 lb frozen broccoli florets, cut into small pieces
1 cup chicken broth
1/2 tsp red pepper flakes
2 TBSP unsalted butter
salt & pepper
1/2 cup fresh grated Parmesan cheese


1. Cook the pasta according the package directions.

2. Meanwhile, in a dutch oven or large skillet brown the sausage over medium heat while breaking it up with a wooden spoon or spatula, about 5 minutes.

3. Add the garlic and cook 30 seconds or until fragrant.

4. Add the broccoli, chicken broth, 1/2 tsp salt and red pepper flakes. Cook for about 5 minutes while scraping the bottom of the pan to release any stuck on bits. Stir in the butter and allow to simmer, about 5 more minutes.

5. Drain the pasta and add to the pan. Toss to combine and add salt & pepper to taste.

6. Serve topped with the Parmesan cheese.

More Recipes Like This

Recipe Feedback

12 people voted on this recipe:
92% say Yep, It's Great

What do you think?

Got some tips or comments for this recipe?

Orecchiette with Sausage and Broccoli


Email a copy of the recipe
(Orecchiette with Sausage and Broccoli)

Re-type email:
Get free weekly recipe alerts.