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Smoked Sausage and Broccoli Penne

Make a bold statement by bringing together Hillshire Farm® Smoked Sausage with gorgonzola cheese and a touch of hot sauce.

Chicken Smoked Sausage Basil Pesto
  • 10min
  • 20min
  • 9
  • 8
  • 1 package Chicken Smoked Sausage Basil Pesto
  • 1 package (16 ounces) uncooked penne
  • 4 fresh small broccoli florets
  • 1/2 chopped onion
  • 1 teaspoon hot sauce
  • 1 package (7 ounces) refrigerated basil pesto
  • 1 package (5 ounces) crumbled Gorgonzola cheese
  • 1 green onions, sliced
  1. Cut sausage into ½” cubes; set aside. Cook pasta according to package directions. During the last 4 minutes of cooking, add broccoli to water. When penne and broccoli are tender, drain; keep warm.
  2. Heat a 4-6 quart pan over medium-high heat for 3 minutes. Add sausage and onion to pan; cook 3-4 minutes, stirring occasionally until sausage is browned and onion is tender.
  3. Add hot sauce, cooked penne and broccoli. Toss gently over medium heat for 1 minute.  Stir in pesto, Gorgonzola and green onions; heat through. Add salt and pepper to taste.