Edible Monterey Bay

Classic Italian Sausage and Broccoli Rabe

4 Italian sausages
2 bunches broccoli rabe
Red chili pepper flakes, crushed, to taste
Pinch salt
Pinch pepper
3 tablespoons olive oil
1 tablespoon minced garlic

Boil water in a medium pot. Blanch the broccoli rabe and set aside.

Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil and pan sear sausages in medium saucepan for 10 minutes. Set aside.

In a separate large pan, heat 2 tablespoons olive oil and cook garlic with red pepper flakes, salt
and pepper.

Add broccoli rabe and sausages and cook covered for an additional 10 minutes until sausages are fully cooked and broccoli rabe is tender.

Serves 4.