Orecchiette With Broccoli Rabe, Spicy Italian Sausage, and Pesto Recipe

Orecchiette With Broccoli Rabe, Spicy Italian Sausage, and Pesto Recipe
15 Ingredients
  • For the Pesto:
  • 2 cups packed fresh basil leaves
  • 1/4 cup pine nuts
  • 3 medium garlic cloves, roughly chopped (about 1 tablespoon)
  • 1/3 cup finely grated fresh Parmesan cheese, plus more for serving
  • 1/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • For the Pasta:
  • 1 pound orecchiette
  • 1 pound fresh hot Italian sausage (remove casings if necessary)
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 2 pounds broccoli rabe, tough ends trimmed, leaves and stem chopped into 2-inch pieces
  • 1 cup homemade or store-bought low-sodium chicken stock
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
Nutrition
1248
62% daily value
4 servings
                                       
                                            high-​fiber
     

Fat

119% 78

Saturated

112% 22

Trans

- 0

Monounsaturated

- 39

Polyunsaturated

- 11

Carbs

32% 97

Carbs (net)

- 86

Fiber

43% 11

Sugars

- 4

Sugars, added

- 0

Protein

89% 45

Cholesterol

36% 108

Sodium

56% 1350

Calcium

44% 442

Magnesium

39% 163

Potassium

25% 1170

Iron

50% 9

Zinc

58% 6

Phosphorus

98% 689

Vitamin A

44% 397

Vitamin C

57% 51

Thiamin (B1)

97% 1

Riboflavin (B2)

49% 1

Niacin (B3)

61% 10

Vitamin B6

75% 1

Folate equivalent (total)

58% 230

Folate (food)

- 230

Folic acid

- 0

Vitamin B12

51% 1

Vitamin D

40% 6

Vitamin E

56% 8

Vitamin K

484% 581

Sugar alcohols

- 0

Water

- 354
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