Recipe by Chef John
"Every year when it's time to go back to school I get inundated with requests from students to post recipes that are super-easy, cost pennies, and require a bare minimum of kitchen equipment. This delicious orecchiette pasta recipe only has a handful of ingredients, is very cheap to make, and most importantly: only uses one pan or pot for the entire procedure."
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salt to taste
spicy Italian sausages, casings removed
3 1/2 cups
low-sodium chicken broth, divided, or as needed
1 1/4 cups
orecchiette pasta, or more to taste
roughly chopped arugula, or to taste
finely grated Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese, or to taste
Delicious and easy! Followed the recipe almost exactly to what is written....it is very forgiving with changes to proportions of ingredients. Perfect as is. I wouldn't stray too far from Orecchiette-like pasta to ensure even cooking. Times listed were spot on. Will make again for sure!
This recipe is great and beyond easy to make! I think next time I make it I may try pine nuts in it and possibly experiment with some fennel and anise spice. The leftovers were maybe better than the original meal. I did add a ton more arugula than suggested and used garlic. My boyfriend doesn't much care for veggies in his pasta and he ate a huge bowl!
This was super easy and fast to make. My fiancee said that it was a gourmet meal that would cost a lot at a restaurant. My two picky boys thought it was delicious and asked me to make it again the next day, which rarely happens. My new favorite Italian dish from my favorite chef on this site!
This was quick, easy, and very good. Instead of arugula I added spinach. I used 1lb Italian sausage and 1/2 lb spicy. My family said this is something they would like to have again. Thanks for sharing.
Great quick recipe. I improvised with the pasta andded pine nuts but followed the remainder of the instructions as listed. My family loved it! Thanks Chef John!
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
One Pan Orecchiette Pasta
Serving Size: 1/2 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 2
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 352
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