Rigatoni with Broccoli Rabe or Rapini and Sausage 

Ingredients :

1 head of Broccoli Rabe or Rapini cleaned chopped stems removed 

1 lb. of Hot or Sweet Sausage. Your choice

1 lb.  Rigatoni pasta

6 Garlic Cloves chopped 

1  Can of  Chicken Stock

5  Tbs of  Evo

1/4 tsp Salt &  Pepper

1/2 tsp.  Cento Garlic powder


Directions 

Bring a large pot of water to a boil,  boil broccoli Rabe for  ( 3 )  minutes drain  well and set aside.   A quick (3) minute boil of  your Broccoli Rape or Rapini will reduce the taste of the bitterness .  Sauté  your sausage casing removed in EVO.  When almost brown add chopped garlic. Continue to sauté then add Broccoli   Rabe and spices ,  add  can of chicken stock.  Incorporate all  continue to sauté .



Bring pasta to boil ,  take at least 3 1/2  laddels of starch water , and add to create  more juice to your  Sausage  & Broccoli Rabe.  Bring all together once pasta is drained and serve .  Serve with grated Pecorino Romano on top.


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Swedish Meatballs

First let me say this is a number 1 crowd pleaser.  When I make it I always make at least 4 lbs of Chop Meat.  One pound is never for my crowd they simply love it .  I adapted this recipe from a cookbook  from a dear friend from her PTA  fundraiser Cookbook and have been making it since 1991.

Ingredients:

1 lb Chop Meat

1 Cup  Bread Crumbs

1/2 Cup Milk

1 Egg

1 tsp. Salt @ Pepper

1/4 tsp Nutmeg

1/2 Cup Onion Chopped

1/3 Cup Margerine

1 1/2 Tbsp Flour

1 Cup Beef Broth

Directions:

Soak bread crumbs in milk for 15 minutes.  Mix in with Chop meat .  Add seasoning and egg. Fry onion till clear in Margerine when soft Ladel out onion and add to chop meat .  Mix all of your ingredient well.   Make meaballs and fry in Margerine .  When done frying remove meatballs and place in a seperate tin .  Add broth to fryer and scrap up bits , add flour, cooking slowly to form gray.  Add gravy to meatball’s and Serve! SPECIAL NOTE :  While frying your Sweish Meatballs add more Margerine to reduce sticking .

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