Broccoli-Sausage Sauce

Broccoli-Sausage Sauce
Servings: 8 Prep 20 mins Cook 46 mins

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 large onion, sliced thin
  • 3 clove garlic, peeled and sliced
  • 1 pound sweet Italian sausage, casings removed and crumbled
  • 8 ounces white mushrooms, cleaned, stems removed, sliced (about 4 cups)
  • 1/2 cup dry white wine
  • 1 can (28 ounces) diced recipe-ready tomatoes
  • 3 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 bunch broccolini, cut in 1-inch pieces
  • 1/2 cup half and half

Make It

1. Heat oil in a large pot. Add onions and cook 5 minutes over medium heat, stirring occasionally. Add garlic, sausage and mushrooms; cook 10 more minutes, stirring occasionally.

2. Add wine; cook 1 minute. Add tomatoes, paste, salt, oregano, nutmeg, pepper. Bring to boil. Lower heat to low and cook, covered, for 25 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add broccolini during the last 5 minutes.

3. Add in half-and-half and simmer, covered, for an additional 5 minutes. Savory Castellane: While Broccoli-Sausage Sauce is simmering, boil 1 pound castellane until firm but tender, following package directions. Drain. Toss with sauce. Sprinkle with 1/2 cup grated Parmesan.

Stuffed Portabella Mushrooms

Ingredients

  • 8 portabello mushrooms
  • 1 olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper

Make It

1. Make Broccoli-Sausage Sauce. Scrape out the gills and 1/8 inch of the insides of mushrooms. Brush insides of mushrooms with olive oil and season with salt and pepper. Bake in foil-lined baking pans at 350 degrees F for 15 minutes. Drain off liquid.Bake for 5 minutes. Makes 8 servings.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 8; Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 343, Fat, total (g): 23, chol. (mg): 51, sat. fat (g): 8, carb. (g): 19, fiber (g): 2, pro. (g): 13, sodium (mg): 1314, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.