This awesome website knocked out another delicious and bariatric friendly recipe! Each serving contains 22 grams of protein and 8 grams of fiber, the two secrets to weight control!! If broccoli rabe is too hard to digest for you, replace with spinach. It is so delicious!! Enjoy in confidence!
1 bunch broccoli rabe, stems trimmed
2 links spicy Chicken Italian Sausage, casings removed
1/2 tsp dried oregano
2 parsnips, peeled and spiralized, noodles trimmed
2 cloves garlic, minced
1/4 tsp crushed red pepper flakes
Kosher salt and black pepper
1/2 cup low sodium chicken broth
1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese
*Chop broccoli rabe into 1-inch pieces and set aside.
*Place a large skillet over medium heat. When hot, add the sausage and oregano and cook, breaking up with a wooden spoon 6 to 8 minutes, until browned. Transfer to a plate.
*Add the broccoli rabe and parsnip noodles to the skillet with the garlic and red pepper flakes, then add broth and cook until the noodles are al dente, about 5 minutes.
*Return sausage to the skillet, add the cheese and stir to combine.
Yields: 3 Servings, Serving Size: 1 1/3 cups
Amount Per Serving:
Total Fat: 10g
If you don’t like the bitterness of broccoli rabe, broccolini, broccoli or spinach would work in it’s place.