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If broccoli rabe is a bit bitter for your family or if you have trouble finding it, chopped broccoli would be a delicious substitute. Serve with extra lemon for more zip.

Christine Burns Rudalevige
Recipe by Cooking Light January 2016

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Credit: Jennifer Causey; Styling: Lindsey Lower

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Yield:
Serves 4 (serving size: 1 1/2 cups)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Bring 2 quarts water to a boil in a large saucepan. Add pasta; cook 7 minutes. Add broccoli rabe; cook 2 minutes. Drain pasta mixture, reserving 2/3 cup cooking liquid; keep pasta warm.

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  • Heat a large skillet over medium heat. Add oil to pan; swirl to coat. Add sausage to pan; cook 6 minutes or until browned, stirring occasionally. Add 2/3 cup reserved pasta water, pasta mixture, pepper, and salt to pan; bring to a boil. Cook 2 minutes or until slightly reduced. Stir in juice, and sprinkle with cheese.

Nutrition Facts

374 calories; fat 12g; saturated fat 4.1g; mono fat 3.7g; poly fat 0.5g; protein 25g; carbohydrates 48g; fiber 6g; cholesterol 58mg; iron 6mg; sodium 539mg; calcium 264mg; sugars 4g; added sugar 1g.
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