AuthorMike EgrieCategory, DifficultyIntermediate
Tortellini Chicken Sausage Broccoli Rabe
Yields4 Servings
Prep Time5 minsCook Time10 minsTotal Time15 mins
 10 oz package refrigerated mixed cheese tortellini
 1 tbsp olive oil
 10 oz sweet Italian chicken sausage with red bell peppers, cut crosswise into ½-inch-thick slices
 1 garlic clove, minced
 1 cup low sodium chicken stock
 1 bunch broccoli rabe, trimmed and chopped
  cup Grated Romano cheese plus additional for garnish (optional)
1

Prepare tortellini as label directs; drain, return to saucepot and cover to keep warm.

2

In large skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add sausage; cook and stir 3 minutes or until browned. Add garlic; cook and stir 30 seconds or until fragrant. Transfer sausage mixture to plate.

3

In same skillet, heat stock to a boil over medium-high heat, scraping browned bits from bottom of skillet with wooden spoon; stir in broccoli rabe, cover and cook 3 minutes or until tender-crisp.

4

Stir stock mixture into tortellini; gradually stir in cheese, stirring until melted. Add sausage; serve tortellini sprinkled with cheese, if desired. Makes about 6 cups.

Ingredients

 10 oz package refrigerated mixed cheese tortellini
 1 tbsp olive oil
 10 oz sweet Italian chicken sausage with red bell peppers, cut crosswise into ½-inch-thick slices
 1 garlic clove, minced
 1 cup low sodium chicken stock
 1 bunch broccoli rabe, trimmed and chopped
  cup Grated Romano cheese plus additional for garnish (optional)

Directions

1

Prepare tortellini as label directs; drain, return to saucepot and cover to keep warm.

2

In large skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add sausage; cook and stir 3 minutes or until browned. Add garlic; cook and stir 30 seconds or until fragrant. Transfer sausage mixture to plate.

3

In same skillet, heat stock to a boil over medium-high heat, scraping browned bits from bottom of skillet with wooden spoon; stir in broccoli rabe, cover and cook 3 minutes or until tender-crisp.

4

Stir stock mixture into tortellini; gradually stir in cheese, stirring until melted. Add sausage; serve tortellini sprinkled with cheese, if desired. Makes about 6 cups.

Tortellini with Chicken Sausage and Broccoli Rabe
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