RECIPE

Roast Broccolini or Broccoli Rabe with Sausages

This recipe originally appeared on the Rachael Ray Show. For more recipes and videos from the show visit RachaelRayShow.com.

Ingredients

From the pantry:

  • Garlic
  • EVOO – Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • Salt and pepper
  • 3 bunches broccolini or 1 large bunch rapini/broccoli rabe*
  • 2 to 3 red finger chilies
  • 2 large or 6 small shallots
  • 2 pounds Italian sweet or hot sausages
  • Balsamic drizzle or aged Balsamic vinegar

Preparation

*If using broccolini, trim the ends and halve the fatter stalks. If using rabe, trim and blanch in salted, boiling water for 2 minutes, cold-shock, drain and pat dry.

Preheat oven to 400°F.

Halve the chile peppers lengthwise. Peel, halve and thinly slice the shallots lengthwise. Crack, peel and slice 4 large cloves garlic.

On a large rimmed baking sheet, combine the broccolini or rapini with the chile peppers, shallots, garlic about 3 tablespoons to 1/4 cup EVOO, salt and pepper. Arrange sausages on top and roast 25 minutes or until casings are browned and juices run clear. Drizzle pan with Balsamic and serve.

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