(Prep Time: 10 minutes/Total Tome: 20 minutes. Serves 4 hungry campers)
1 pound whole wheat spaghetti pasta
about 12 dried tomatoes, reconstituted by soaking in hot water (not the oil packed version)
1 tablespoon olive oil
2 garlic cloves, minced
2 mild Italian sausages, castings removed
2 cups broccoli pieces
1/4 cup chicken stock
1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese plus a bit more for serving
salt and pepper to taste
Cook pasta according to package directions until al dente. Just before al dente, add broccoli and cook until crisp tender. Remove broccoli and run under cold water. Set aside. Drain pasta, put back in pot and set aside.
Place olive oil in a large saute pan over medium heat. Once hot, add garlic and Italian sausage and cook until sausage is browned. broccoli, chicken stock, tomatoes and drained pasta. Toss to heat. Add cheese and toss a bit more. Season with salt and pepper to taste then serve with extra parmesan cheese.