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Easy Cheesy Pasta Pleaser

“Most Aussome Recipe Contest Entry” Suzanne C.

Cheesy pasta with sausage and broccoli makes a perfect dinner or party potluck meal.  It's really easy to make and so delicious.

Course Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 onion diced
  • 3 cloves garlic diced
  • 1 medium head of broccoli rough cut
  • 1 pound pasta of your choice Fusilli or Penne is best
  • 1 pound hot sausage casing removed
  • 1 cup Old Croc Sharp Cheddar Cheese
  • 1 cup Old Croc Extra Sharp Cheddar Cheese
  • Salt to taste

Instructions

  1. Boil the pasta as instructed on box. 

  2. In a medium sized pan, cook the onion until it is translucent, about 5-7 minutes. Add the roughly chopped broccoli and the diced garlic. Cover for about 2 minutes, or until the broccoli is tender. Add the sausage to the pan, casings removed, and cover for about 3 minutes to brown. Uncover and turn the sausage. Cover the pan again, until sausage is fully cooked, about 3 more minutes. 

  3. Strain the pasta and combine the it with the sausage and broccoli mix. Salt to taste. 

  4. Turn the oven to broil. Fill an oven safe pan with the pasta. Cover the pasta with both cups of Old Croc Sharp Cheddar Cheese and Old Croc Extra Sharp Cheddar Cheese. Broil until cheese is bubbling and brown, about 4 minutes. Enjoy!