Chorizo and Broccoli Rabe Pasta Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Chorizo and Broccoli Rabe Pasta Recipe
  • READY IN 30 mins

Chorizo and Broccoli Rabe Pasta

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"A quick and easy dish to make. My husband is not an adventurous eater and he loved this."

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Directions

  1. Heat 1 tablespoon of olive oil in a skillet over medium-high heat. Cook and stir the chorizo, garlic, and onion in the hot oil until the chorizo has browned and no longer pink, and the onion has softened, about 10 minutes. Pour off any excess grease, then transfer to a bowl.
  2. Fill a large pot with lightly salted water and bring to a rolling boil over high heat. Once the water is boiling, stir in the rotini, and return to a boil. Cook uncovered, stirring occasionally, until the pasta has cooked through, but is still firm to the bite, about 8 minutes. Drain well in a colander set in the sink.
  3. Pour the water and 2 tablespoons olive oil into the skillet that the chorizo was cooked in. Bring to a boil over high heat, then add the broccoli rabe, cover, and cook until tender, about 4 minutes. Uncover, and stir in the chorizo mixture; bring to a simmer. Toss the pasta with the chorizo mixture in a large bowl. Season to taste with salt and black pepper, and sprinkle in the Parmesan cheese. Stir gently before serving.
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  • PREP 10 mins
  • COOK 20 mins
  • READY IN 30 mins
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May 01, 2011

Thought this was really good. I was not familiar with how to handle broccoli rabe and so was a little stemmy, but overall great flavors and interesting mix of ingredients.

 
May 01, 2011

This is a really delicious simple meal! The only thing I'd change is add a little more broccoli rabe and a little less pasta, but that's just personal preference. It was really good as written!

 

14 Ratings

Apr 04, 2011

This was quick and easy as well as tasty. I made it with broccoli. Next time I will add a bit of crushed red pepper as my chorizo was on the mild side.

 
Mar 31, 2011

Really simple, but great flavour! I added mushrooms to the onion/chorizo mixture (I add mushrooms to everything). Thanks for a great recipe!

 
Jul 20, 2011

delish! i wanted to make it a bit more healthy so i used whole wheat pasta and added roasted sweet potato and okra and used low fat chicken parmesan sausage. definitely a keeper!

 
Mar 29, 2012

use different sausage, to spicy

 
Mar 03, 2014

Loved it!

 
Nov 17, 2013

Loved it. Came out perfect. Instead of rotini i used shells. I added mushroom green peppers to the chorizo mix. Wasn't a fan of the broccoli rube but my wife was. Next time i'll switch with some spinach. Good recipe.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 769 kcal
  • 38%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 35.4 g
  • 11%
  • Cholesterol
  • 106 mg
  • 35%
  • Fat
  • 52.7 g
  • 81%
  • Fiber
  • 2.7 g
  • 11%
  • Protein
  • 36.6 g
  • 73%
  • Sodium
  • 1583 mg
  • 63%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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