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Orecchiette with Sausage & Zucchini

pasta with sausage and zucchini First, I have to say, this tastes better than the picture shows. The colors look a little bland here once the zucchini and squash cook, don’t be fooled.  This is a delicious healthy pasta dish!  It is inspired by a dish I had in Rome.  Mama mia it was good!  In Rome I am sure it wasn’t chicken sausage, but I like to use the chicken sausage as I think it has great flavor.  Feel free to use whatever sausage you like.

The key to this dish is to undercook the pasta, so that  you finish it in the pan with the sauce (or “condimento” as Mario Batali always says!).  This allows the orrechiette to soak up all the flavors, oh yeah! Continue reading Orecchiette with Sausage & Zucchini

Sausage and Beans One Dish Dinner


This is a great weeknight one dish dinner.  The recipe is very forgiving.  Don’t have wine?  Double the stock.  Like beans a lot?  Add 2 cans.  I usually make 1/2 chicken sausage and 1/2 pork as Bill hates the chicken sausage.  I like to serve it with a salad and a spoon to make sure to get all the sauce!   Continue reading Sausage and Beans One Dish Dinner