Sunday Pasta® Recipe: Orecchiette con Ceci e Salsiccia (Chickpeas and Sausage)




  1. In a large skillet, over medium heat, sauté the onion in the olive oil until the onion is lightly golden.
  2. Crumble the sausage into the skillet, and cook until the sausage is lightly browned.
  3. Add the beans to the sausage mixture. Cook over medium heat for 5-10 minutes
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  5. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil.
  6. Cook the pasta until al dente (about 2 minutes less than the package directions), drain, and retain 1 cup of cooking liquid.
  7. Add the pasta to the beans. If the mixture seems dry, add some of the pasta water. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  8. Serve with grated Parmigiano.