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smoked sausage broccoli pasta

One Pot Smoked Sausage Broccoli Pasta

Easy week night one pot meal with pasta, broccoli, turkey smoked sasusage, and parmesan cheese!

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword easy, ham, broccoli, casserole, cheesy, cheese ham and broccoli casserole, one pot meal, one pot pasta, pasta, turkey smoked sausage
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 18 minutes
Servings 6
Author Star | the skinnyish dish

Ingredients

  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 1 yellow onion diced
  • 3-4 cloves garlic minced (or 1 tbsp minced from a jar)
  • 1 13 oz pkg Turkey Smoked Sausage (I use Hillshire Farm, but any brand will do. Chicken Sausage would also be good in this!) cut into rounds and then in half
  • 2 cups Chicken Broth
  • 1/2 cup 2% milk
  • 1/2 tsp Lawry's Seasoned Salt
  • 8 oz (dry) noodles (orecchiette, medium shells, elbows, bowties will work)
  • 5 cups fresh broccoli florets
  • 1.5 oz freshly grated parmesan cheese
  • salt and pepper (to taste)

Instructions

  1. In a large skillet heat olive oil over medium-high heat. Add in diced onion, minced garlic, and the slices of turkey smoked sausage. Cook until sausage is browned and the onion is softened.

  2. Stir in chicken broth, milk, seasoned salt, noodles, and broccoli florets.

  3. Bring to a boil then cover and reduce the heat to low. Continue to simmer for about 12-14 minutes or until the liquid has reduced and the noodles are cooked through.

  4. Take off heat and stir in grated parmesan cheese! Enjoy!

Recipe Notes

 

Serving size: 1 and 1/4 cup 

WW GREEN: 8 Points | WW BLUE: 8 Points | WW PURPLE: 8 Points (4 points if using whole wheat pasta) | 317 Calories, 8g fat, 3g saturated fat, 5g fiber, 3g sugar, 0g added sugar, 22g protein

 

*Note: I have made this at least 10 times now because we love it so much and it's so easy. But, a couple of the times I've made it the liquid didn't completely reduce, but the noodles were totally done. I have no idea why! But, if that happens to you. Here's what you do: If the noodles are cooked through and the liquid hasn't fully reduced then turn up the heat to medium high and stir constantly for a minute or two until completely reduced. Easy fix!