Join NOW! Log In!   ▼

Forgot Password?


Login Using Facebook

If you have already created a Smart Living Network account and your email, first name, last name does not match your facebook information a new account will be created and your previous points will not be available on your new account.


Turkey Sausage Orecchiette
By Serves 6

Delicious turkey sausage, healthy broccoli, and tender orecchiette pasta makes this a great lunch, dinner, or left over meal for almost any occasion.

Prep Time: 10
Cook Time: 20

1 2 3 4 5
Not Rated Yet



  1. 2 to 3 Mild turkey sausages, casings removed
  2. 1 small onion, minced
  3. 1 to 2 tablespoons crushed red pepper flakes
  4. 1 to 2 cups of chicken broth
  5. 1 small head of broccoli, florets cut and chopped
  6. 1 bunch of broccoli rabe (rapini), leaves chopped
  7. 1 × 8oz Orecchiette pasta
  8. salt/pepper to taste
  9. 2 cloves garlic, minced
  10. 1 × olive oil

You may also need:

A Pot, Bowl, Skillet, Spoon

Step 1:

Boil salted water in a large pot. Add broccoli rabe and florets, coke for no longer than 1 1/2 minutes. Remove from water onto a dish, add Orecchiette and cook to box directions.

Step 2:

In a large non-stick skillet heat olive oil over medium high heat. Add onions for about 2 minutes. Then add garlic for another minute. Then add sausage and crushed red pepper flakes and crumble with a wooden spoon.

Step 3:

When sausage has browned, add broccoli and broccoli rabe to the skillet and sauté' for 1-2 minutes. When all ingredients are heated through, add 1-2 cups of chicken broth. Salt and pepper to taste.

Step 4:

Reduce heat on pan and simmer for 3-5 minutes. When the pasta is done, drain and return to same pot.

Step 5:

Add sausage and broccoli mixture into the pasta and stir to mix evenly.

Step 6:

Serve in a bowl and enjoy!!!

All recipes, notes, or comments contained within the Recipes section of the Smart Living Network are the views or opinions of individual users and do not reflect, in any way, the views or opinions of HelloLife LLC.


You must be logged in to comment or leave notes on this recipe!

Subscribe to the Healthy Appetite Newsletter

Site Feedback