Spicy sausage and broccoli cavatelli

Spicy sausage and broccoli cavatelli


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About this recipe: This easy pasta dish takes Italian sausage and combines it with broccoli, garlic, olive oil and Parmesan, then the whole lot is tossed with cavatelli pasta. You could substitute another short pasta shape if desired. Quick and easy!


Serves: 8 

  • 450g spicy Italian sausage
  • 120ml olive oil
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 450g cavatelli pasta
  • 450g frozen broccoli
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red chilli flakes
  • 4 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese

Prep:5min  ›  Cook:30min  ›  Ready in:35min 

  1. In a frying pan, fry sausage over medium heat until no longer pink; drain, and reserve.
  2. In the same frying pan, cook garlic in olive oil until golden.
  3. Meanwhile, bring a large pot of lightly salted water to the boil. Cook pasta in boiling water for 8 to 10 minutes or until done; drain. Three minutes before the end of the cooking time, add broccoli; drain with pasta.
  4. In a large serving bowl, toss together the sausage, olive oil and garlic, cavatelli and broccoli, and Parmesan. Season with red chilli flakes.

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