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Pasta with broccoli, bimi and sausages

Pasta with broccoli, bimi and sausages


  • Easy
  • 30 minutes
  • For 4 people
  • 1.1 € / person
  • 245kcal per 100g.

How to make penne rigate with broccoli, bimi and sausages?

Combining durum wheat pasta with vegetables and meat is a guaranteed success. The proposal to combine healthy broccoli and bimi with tasty sausages is the solution to achieve a balanced dish in all aspects.

The bimi, roccolini or asparation (Japanese), is born from the natural crossing of two species of plants, broccoli and Chinese cabbage . It contains a large amount of vitamins, folic acid and potassium.

Accompanied by its complementary broccoli , we get a super nutritious vegetable contribution. The carbohydrates of a quality pasta such as Garofalo’s penne ziti rigate and the proteins and fat of the sausages are the final contribution to this dish.

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Cooking healthy at home is simple , but we must be clear about the importance of the quality of the products we use. As an example the recipe that today I bring you, penne with broccoli, bimi and sausages .

Preparation of broccoli, bimi and sausages

  1. We wash the broccoli and break them into small clusters. Cook the broccoli bunches in water with a pinch of salt for 15 minutes. After this time, drain the water and reserve.
  2. We wash the bimi and trim the hard part of the stem. Cook the bimi in slightly salted water, for 10 minutes. Drain and reserve.
  3. We cut the sausages into small pieces and sauté them with a thread of olive oil.
  4. When they are almost ready, add the minced garlic cloves. Sauté with the sausages and reserve.

Pasta cooking

  1. We cook the pasta so we heat in a saucepan one liter of water for every 100 g of pasta. It is not necessary to add olive oil to the cooking water so that the pasta does not stick.
  2. When the water begins to boil, add 1 generous handful of salt, about 2 level tablespoons per 500 grams of pasta.
  3. At this time we add the penne, in one go, all together, and stir for a moment with a wooden spoon.
  4. We cook the penne for 11 minutes to get a pasta “al dente” or at its right point. Once the pasta is cooked, we drain it immediately.

Mix and serve. Final presentation of the pasta with broccoli

  1. Pour the pasta over the sausages and put it back on the fire.
  2. Add the broccoli and bimi bouquets, add pepper, grated Parmesan cheese and a touch of pepitocino.
  3. We remove to integrate and cook 2 or 3 minutes over medium heat.
  4. We serve at the moment, being able to accompany the pasta with a little more Parmesan cheese, to the taste of each diner.

If you still do not have it clear, I leave you a step by step in photos of this pasta recipe with broccoli, bimi and sausages . Do not miss any detail and it will be perfect.

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