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Published:December 23rd, 2008 09:51 EST
Another Pasta-bilty: Broccoli and Sausage!

Another Pasta-bilty: Broccoli and Sausage!

By Rocco Loosbrock


The truth is, gourmet sausage simply isn`t just for breakfast anymore!


Seems like everywhere I go, I see more and more gourmet sausage as (1) the featured item or (2) a primary part of a delicious lunch or dinner menu item.


Here`s one that will definitely make a positive impression on everyone who tries it!


Rocco`s Recipe For Pasta With Broccoli and Sausage!


Serves 4:




1 lb. fresh broccoli, cut into florets

9 oz fettuccine

2 tbsp butter

1 cup sliced fresh mushrooms

1 clove minced garlic

1 lb. Gourmet smoked sausage, sliced

3 large eggs

3/4 cup whipping cream

3/4 teaspoon pepper

1 cup grated Parmesan cheese





First cook the broccoli and fettuccine in a pot of boiling water to be covered in a Dutch oven 4 minutes or until the broccoli is still firmly crisp-tender. "


Drain with care.


Thoroughly rinse with cold water


Carefully drain.


Place the broccoli and fettuccine in a large bowl.


Melt the butter in a large heavy skillet.


Now add the mushrooms and garlic.


Sauté` 3 minutes or until tender.


Add the mushrooms and garlic to fettuccine mixture.


Cook the gourmet sausage in skillet over medium-high heat for approximately 5 minutes or until done to taste.


Carefully drain and add to fettuccine mixture.


Wipe skillet clean with a paper towel.


Stir the eggs together with the whipping cream and pepper in skillet until well blended.


Add the fettuccine mixture and be sure to toss well.


Cook over a low heat, stirring constantly for approximately 3 to 5 minutes or until thickened.


Sprinkle it with Parmesan cheese and then toss.


Serve and enjoy!


Signing off at Pigging out!
Rocco "Boss Hog" Loosbrock

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Rocco owns and runs a Bacon of the Month Club called The Bacon Freak Bacon is Meat Candy Bacon Club as well as a Wine Club called the Coastal Vineyard Wine Club