December 23rd, 2008 08:51 EST
Another Pasta-bilty: Broccoli and Sausage!
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!
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
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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