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Sweet Sausage Fusilli

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Quick Facts

Servings: 4
Cook Time: 12 min.
Try this scrumptious pasta dish for a quick and easy weeknight meal.


  • 2 Tbs extra virgin olive oil
  • 12 oz sweet italian poultry sausage, sliced into 1/2-inch thick half moons
  • 1 1/2 tsp chopped oregano
  • Kosher salt and crushed red pepper flakes to taste
  • 1 quart (8 oz.) broccoli florets, blanched
  • 1 cup olives, whole, pitted
  • 1 quart cooked fusilli pasta
  • 1/4 cup shaved Parmesan cheese


  • Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in a large sauté pan over medium-high heat. Stir in sausage and oregano, and season to taste with salt and pepper flakes. Cook for 3-5 minutes until browned.
  • Mix in broccoli, olives and pasta and cook until heated through. Toss with remaining olive oil and top with parmesan cheese just before serving.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 336
  Calories from Fat 174 (52%)
(29%)Total Fat 19g
(0%)Saturated Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
Monounsaturated Fat 0g
(20%)Cholesterol 59mg
(40%)Sodium 957mg
(0%)Potassium 0mg
Total Carbohydrate 18g
(0%)Dietary Fiber 0g
Sugars 0g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(44%)Protein 22g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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