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Orecchiette with Sausage and Broccoli Rabe
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Orecchiette with Sausage & Broccoli Rabe

Orecchiette with Sausage & Broccoli Rabe is a delicious, healthy pasta that comes together in 30 minutes - you'll love the homemade turkey sausage too!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Italian
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 469kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 lb oreccheitte
  • 1 bunch broccoli rabe, chopped
  • 1 lb ground turkey
  • 1 tbsp fennel seeds
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp each salt & pepper, divided
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp lemon zest
  • 1 cup parmesan cheese, grated
  • 1 tsp chili flakes

Instructions

  • Cook pasta in a large pot of boiling water for 7-9 minutes. Add broccoli rabe in the last 2 minutes of cook time then drain and set aside.
  • Meanwhile, mix fennel seeds, paprika, onion powder, 1/2 tsp salt and 1/2 tsp pepper with ground turkey in a large bowl.
  • Heat olive oil in the same pot, then add ground turkey mixture, breaking up with a spoon. Cook for 5 minutes until browned. Add garlic and saute for 30 seconds until fragrant.
  • Add pasta and broccoli rabe back to pot, then add chicken broth, lemon juice, lemon zest, remaining 1/2 tsp salt & 1/2 tsp pepper, parmesan cheese and chili flakes, sauteeing for another 2 minutes.
  • Serve with extra parmesan cheese and chili flakes and enjoy!

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Nutrition

Calories: 469kcal | Carbohydrates: 60g | Protein: 35g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 53mg | Sodium: 473mg | Potassium: 544mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 1424IU | Vitamin C: 13mg | Calcium: 270mg | Iron: 3mg