Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add the broccoli and cook until tender but still firm. 4 to 5 minutes. Remove with a slotted spoon or strainer and refresh in cold water. Set aside. Return the water to a boil. Add the pasta and cook until al dente.
Meanwhile, heat the olive oil in a large sauté pan or skillet over high heat. Crumble the sausage (or you ma