This quick and easy pasta recipe calls for orecchiette which translates to "little ears." With the flavorful mix of Italian sausage, vegetables, and pasta, all you need is a salad and some crusty bread to complete the meal.

Source: Family Circle


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  • Cook orecchiette in boiling salted water for 6 minutes. Add broccoli; cook 6 more minutes. Drain; transfer to a serving bowl.

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  • Meanwhile, heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Remove sausage from its casing and crumble into pan. Cook for 5 minutes or until no longer pink. Remove from skillet and drain off excess fat. Reduce heat to medium and add peppers to skillet and cook for 3 minutes. Add sausage, peppers and marinara sauce to serving bowl with pasta and broccoli, and toss.

Nutrition Facts

480 calories; 19 g total fat; 6 g saturated fat; 39 mg cholesterol; 784 mg sodium. 59 g carbohydrates; 6 g fiber; 19 g protein;