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Paccheri with Sausage, Peppers and Cannellini Beans
Pasta with Sausage/Peppers/Beans
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Servings:
6

Sausage and peppers are a perfect pairing. Adding broccoli rabe, savory onions, white beans and pasta makes this classic combo even better.

Ingredients

    • 1 pound paccheri (jumbo rigatoni)
    • 1/2 cup olive oil
    • 6 cloves garlic, thinly sliced
    • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
    • 4 sweet Italian sausages, roughly chopped
    • 1 cup canned cannellini beans, drained
    • 1 red bell pepper, cut into 2-inch wide strips, seeds removed
    • 1 green bell pepper, cut into 2-inch wide strips, seeds removed
    • 1 yellow bell pepper, cut into 2-inch wide strips, seeds removed
    • 2 medium onions, cut into 2-inch wide strips
    • 2 cups cooked broccoli rabe, chopped
    • Salt and freshly ground black pepper

Preparation

1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil and cook the pasta till al dente.

2. In a large heavy bottom skillet, heat olive oil over low heat and brown the garlic. Add the sausage and brown on all sides; then remove and set aside.

3. To the same pan, add the peppers, onions and broccoli rabe and sauté until soft; set aside with the sausages. Add the beans and sauté for 10 minutes.

4. Add the cooked pasta to the pan and toss together.