Sunday, January 11, 2009

Penne with Broccoli Rabe and Hot Turkey Sausage

Makes 4 servings - 8 points per serving.

2 tsp olive oil
4 mile Italian poultry sausages (casing removed)
2 garlic cloves, chopped or minced
1 cup low sodium chicken broth
1/4 tsp crushed red pepper flakes
1 bunch broccoli rabe, cleaned and chopped (about 8 cups) or use 1 bag frozen and thawed
4 cups hot cooked penne or spaghetti
2 tbsp grated parmesan

In a large skillet, heat the oil. Add the sausages and garlic; cook, stirring as needed until sausages are browned and crumbled about 6-8 minutes.
Add the broth and pepper flakes; bring to a boil; scraping the browned bits from the bottom of pan.
Stir in broccoli rabe; reduce heat and simmer covered, stirring as needed until broccoli rabe is wilted (5-6 minutes)
Add cooked past to the skillet with the broccoli rabe in it. Toss; plate and sprinkle with cheese.

370 calories
11 gm fat
6 gm fiber

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