Orecchiette With Broccoli Rabe

Ingredients

1 bunch Broccoli rabe or broccoli
1/4 cup Olive oil
1 tablespoon Garlic, minced
3 Anchovy fillets, chopped
1/2 teaspoon Red pepper flakes
Freshly ground pepper
1 pound Orecchiette or medium shells

Preparation

1
Bring large pot of water and 1 tablespoon salt to boil over high heat.
2
Add broccoli; cook 3 minutes. Remove with slotted spoon and coarsely chop.
3
Add pasta to pot and cook according to package directions.
4
Meanwhile, heat oil in large skillet over high heat. Add garlic and anchovies; cook 30 seconds. Add broccoli, pepper flakes, 3/4 teaspoon salt and 1/8 teaspoon pepper. Cook until broccoli is tender, 3 minutes more.
5
Drain pasta, reserving 1/4 cup cooking liquid. Toss pasta and liquid with broccoli.

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About

Broccoli rabe, an assertive, leafy green, is also called rapini, rape, broccoletta. In Apulia, in southern Italy, it's typically combined with orecchiette ("little ears") in a simple oil-based sauce.

If using broccoli, quarter broccoli spears lengthwise and chop.

Prep time: 10 minutes; Cooking Time: 12 to 15 minutes; Degree of difficulty: Easy. Low-fat

Yield:

6.0 servings.

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Saturday, December 19, 2009 - 12:37am

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