Broccoli and Sausage Cavatelli
- 1 pound Italian sausage cut into rounds
- ½ cup olive oil
- 4 cloves garlic minced
- 1 16 ounce package cavatelli pasta
- 1 16 ounce package frozen broccoli
- ½ teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
- ¼ cup grated Parmesan cheese
- In a skillet, fry sausage over medium heat until no longer pink; drain, and reserve.
- In the same skillet, cook garlic in olive oil until golden.
- Meanwhile, bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Cook pasta in boiling water for 8 to 10 minutes or until done; drain. Three minutes before the end of the cooking time, add broccoli; drain with pasta.
- In a large serving bowl, toss together the sausage, olive oil and garlic, cavatelli and broccoli, and Parmesan. Season with red pepper flakes.