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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:

 

Ingredients:

 

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

 

 

Directions:

 

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 

www.baconfreak.com

Use coupon code (sop) to get a 10% discount at www.baconfreak.com

 

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