Rigatoni with broccoli and sausage

Based on 107 ratings

Hanna 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
1 tbsp butter
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, butter, 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
    • 1 tbsp butter
    • salt
    • pepper
    • basil (for serving)
    • Parmesan cheese (for serving)
    • citrus press
    • fine grater

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