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Fettuccine with Spicy Sausage and Broccoli Rabe

Fettuccine with Spicy Sausage and Broccoli Rabe

Nutrition Facts
  • cal. (kcal) 377
Fettuccine with Spicy Sausage and Broccoli Rabe
  • Makes: 4 servings
  • Carb Grams Per Serving: 39


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 pound hot Italian turkey sausage, casings removed, roughly crumbled
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/8 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 1 pound broccoli rabe, tough stems trimmed, cut into 2-inch pieces
  • 1/2 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 9 - ounce package fresh fettuccine
  • 1/4 cup plus 4 tsp freshly grated pecorino Romano
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper


  1. Bring a large pot of water to a boil.
  2. Heat oil in a Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Add sausage and saute, breaking up large chunks with a wooden spoon, until lightly browned, about 5 minutes. Add garlic and crushed red pepper; cook, stirring, 30 seconds. Add broccoli rabe and cook, tossing with tongs, 1 minute. Add broth, reduce heat to medium, cover and cook until broccoli rabe is tender, about 3 minutes.
  3. Cook pasta according to package directions, then drain and add to sausage mixture; toss well with tongs. Add 1/4 cup cheese and black pepper and toss well again. Divide among four bowls and sprinkle with remaining cheese.

Nutrition Information

Servings Per Recipe: 4
PER SERVING: 377 cal., 12 g total fat (4 g sat. fat), 645 mg sodium, 39 g carb. (4 g fiber), 25 g pro.