Orecchiette pasta with broccoli and sausage

Orecchiette pasta with broccoli and sausage

Orecchiette pasta with broccoli and sausage are a really tasty first course that combines two ingredients that are often combined in a winning way: broccoli and sausage, here combined with orecchiette for a succulent recipe! This pasta format is ideal for embracing the rich seasoning, for its consistency and the typical shell shape. To make the most tasty orecchiette the ideal is to boil them in the same cooking water as the broccoli, just like in the typical Apulian recipe of orecchiette with turnip tops. The buds do not need long cooking, thus keeping the typical crunchiness intact. With the recipe of the orecchiette with broccoli and sausage you will also be able to enjoy this vegetable in an appetizing way to those who usually do not appreciate it, so as to put in your recipe book also pasta with sardines and broccoli or a baked version with broccoli and bacon!

Ingredients

  • Orecchiette 320 g
  • Broccoli 300 g
  • Sausage 300 g
  • White wine 40 g
  • Garlic 1 clove
  • Thyme 2 sprigs
  • Rosemary 1 sprig
  • Extra virgin olive oil 30 g
  • Black pepper q.b.
  • Salt up to q.b.