Penne with Broccoli and Sauasage
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Recipe type: Entree
Serves: 1
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 ounces spicy Italian sausage
  • 1 cup broccoli florets
  • 2 ounces whole wheat penne pasta, cooked and drained (reserve some pasta water)
  • ¼ cup shredded Gruyere cheese
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Parmigiano Reggiano cheese, to taste
  1. Heat oil in a medium skillet over medium high heat. Add sausage and cook, breaking apart with a wooden spoon, until it's no longer pink. Add broccoli and a splash of water, and cover for a couple of minutes. Add cooked pasta and come of the reserved pasta water to make a light sauce. Stir in Gruyere cheese and season with salt and pepper to taste. Serve with Parmigiano Reggiano cheese.
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