Penne Broccoli and Sausage

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Yields: Makes 6 servings

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Ingredients Edit

  • 6 to 7 oz. whole wheat penne pasta
  • 8 oz. broccoli florets
  • 8 oz. mild Italian turkey sausage, casings removed
  • 1 medium onion, quartered and sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tsp. grated lemon peel
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1/8 tsp. black pepper
  • 1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese

Directions Edit

1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Add broccoli during last 5 to 6 minutes of cooking. Drain well; cover and keep warm.

2. Meanwhile, heat large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Crumble sausage into skillet. Add onion; cook until sausage is brown, stirring to break up meat. Drain fat.

3. Add garlic; cook and stir 1 minute. Add sausage mixture, lemon peel, salt and black pepper to pasta; toss until blended. Sprinkle Parmesan evenly over each serving.

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