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Rigatoni with broccoli and sausage

Based on 63 ratings

Johanna Reder

Test Kitchen Manager and Chef at Kitchen Stories

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Difficulty

Easy 👌
25
min.
Preparation
0
min.
Baking
0
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-4+
1 head broccoli
200 g Italian sausages
300 g rigatoni
1 clove garlic
50 ml olive oil
1 tsp chili flakes
lemon
40 g Parmesan cheese
100 ml pasta water
salt
pepper
basil (for serving)
Parmesan cheese (for serving)
Metric
Imperial

Utensils

  • knife
  • cutting board
  • pot
  • bowl (large)
  • slotted spoon
  • colander
  • bowl (small)
  • citrus press
  • fine grater

Nutrition per serving

Cal
580
Protein
22 g
Fat
28 g
Carb
61 g
  • Step 1/4

    Cut broccoli into small florets. Remove the casings from the sausage and chop. Finely slice garlic.
    • 1 head broccoli
    • 200 g Italian sausages
    • 1 clove garlic
    • knife
    • cutting board

    Cut broccoli into small florets. Remove the casings from the sausage and chop. Finely slice garlic.

  • Step 2/4

    Bring a pot of salted water to boil. Blanch broccoli florets in water for approx. 3 min., then transfer to ice water. Once cool, cut florets into small pieces.
    • salt
    • pot
    • bowl (large)
    • slotted spoon

    Bring a pot of salted water to boil. Blanch broccoli florets in water for approx. 3 min., then transfer to ice water. Once cool, cut florets into small pieces.

  • Step 3/4

    Cook rigatoni in the broccoli water, according to package instructions. Drain, reserving some pasta water, and set aside. Add olive oil to a pan over medium-high heat. Then add sausage and garlic, and let brown.
    • 300 g rigatoni
    • 50 ml olive oil
    • colander
    • bowl (small)

    Cook rigatoni in the broccoli water, according to package instructions. Drain, reserving some pasta water, and set aside. Add olive oil to a pan over medium-high heat. Then add sausage and garlic, and let brown.

  • Step 4/4

    Add broccoli, rigatoni, pasta water, chili flakes, lemon zest and juice, and Parmesan cheese. Season with salt and pepper. To serve, garnish with basil and more cheese. Enjoy!
    • 100 ml pasta water
    • 1 tsp chili flakes
    • lemon
    • 40 g Parmesan cheese
    • salt
    • pepper
    • basil (for serving)
    • Parmesan cheese (for serving)
    • citrus press
    • fine grater

    Add broccoli, rigatoni, pasta water, chili flakes, lemon zest and juice, and Parmesan cheese. Season with salt and pepper. To serve, garnish with basil and more cheese. Enjoy!