CHICKEN SAUSAGE AND BROCCOLI ZUCCHINI PASTA WITH PARMESAN

Nutrition Facts: Calories 263, Total Fat 9g (Saturated 3, Trans 0), Cholesterol 87mg, Sodium 1047mg, Carbs 17g (Fiber 4g, Sugars 8g), Protein 32g Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 20 minutes Total Time: 35 minutes Servings: 4

INGREDIENTS

2 chicken sausage links, 

 2 garlic cloves, minced

1 cup chopped broccoli florets

salt and pepper, to taste

1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes

1/2 cup chicken broth, low sodium

2 medium zucchinis, Blade C, noodles trimmed

1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese

INSTRUCTIONS:

1.     Place a large skillet over medium-high heat. Once skillet is heated, add in the chicken sausage, crumbling with a wooden spoon. Cook for 5 minutes or until browned on the outside and then add in the garlic and broccoli. Season with salt, pepper, and red pepper flakes and stir well. Add in the chicken broth and cook, covered, for 5-7 minutes or until broccoli is fork tender and chicken sausage is cooked all the way through.

2.     Once the broccoli and sausage is almost fully cooked, add in the zucchini noodles and toss well to combine. Cook for 3-5 minutes or until zucchini is al dente. Add in the Parmesan cheese and toss well, off heat, until combined.

3.     Divide the pasta into bowls and serve.