Chicken Sausage and Broccoli Pasta

Chicken Sausage and Broccoli Pasta is ready in under 30 minutes and is loaded with whole-grain pasta, chicken sausage, broccoli, parmesan cheese and garlic!Chicken Sausage and Broccoli Pasta

On a weeknight when you don’t want to spend a lot of time in the kitchen but want something delicious to eat, I have the perfect meal. This Chicken Sausage and Broccoli Pasta is healthy, ready in about 25 minutes and is super tasty! I hope you love it.

Pasta with Chicken Sausage and Broccoli

For the chicken sausage, I used a fresh sausage that needed to be cooked but feel free to use any sausage you like. The better tasting your sausage is, the better that this dish will taste. I had a lot of fresh broccoli on hand to use but frozen works just as well. Use whatever you have or whatever is cheaper.

Chicken Sausage and Broccoli

For the pasta, I used a whole-wheat pasta variety. I recommend any kind of whole-wheat pasta you like or a bean based pasta. I used grated parmesan cheese but shredded or shaved parmesan would work well too. If you want this Chicken Sausage and Broccoli Pasta to be extra cheesy, I would add in some mozzarella cheese. The parsley adds lots of fresh flavor so I don’t recommend skipping it.

Broccoli and Chicken Sausage Pasta

Yield: serves 4 Author: Amanda Hernandez
Healthy Chicken Fried Rice comes together in about 20 minutes and tastes like takeout with brown rice, peas and carrots and chicken with soy sauce, garlic and ginger! 
Prep Time: 5 minutes Cook time: 20 minutes Total time: 25 minutes

INGREDIENTS

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Boil a pot of water and cook pasta according to directions. Drain pasta but save 1/4 cup pasta water.
  2. In a large skillet over medium-high heat, heat olive oil and cook sausage for 3-4 minutes until sausage is browned stirring frequently.
  3. Add in the onion and broccoli and cook for about 4 minutes until onions are soft and browned and the broccoli is softened.
  4. Add in the garlic and cook for 1 minute more.
  5. Add in the black pepper and chicken broth and simmer for 2 minutes. Toss the parmesan cheese and parsley into the pasta.

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