Yesterday on the Today Show, Mark Bittman showed everyone how to make meals on a budget by limiting the amount of meat in each dish. I'm all for cutting back on meat, and even more for saving money and eating healthy, delicious, easy family meals.
I immediately went to the market and bought the few items I needed to make this pasta with broccoli raab and sweet Italian sausage.
Here's what you'll need:
It helps that this dish mimics one in a favorite Italian restaurant my husband and I used to go to in New York. In the spirit of restaurant-dining, I sprinkled a bit of Parmesan on the final dish, even though the recipe doesn't call for cheese.