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Recipes Orecchiette with Broccoli Rabe

Orecchiette with Broccoli Rabe

Our handmade Orecchiette is always delicious paired with Broccoli Rabe. Serves 4.

Ingredients:

πŸ—Έ 1 bag La Gustosa Orecchiette

πŸ—Έ 2 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil

πŸ—Έ 1 lb. broccoli rabe, trimmed

πŸ—Έ 3 tbsp. butter, divided

πŸ—Έ 3 cloves garlic, minced

πŸ—Έ 1 1/2 cup freshly grated Romano Cheese

πŸ—Έ Zest of 1 lemon (optional)

πŸ—Έ Pinch crushed red pepper flakes

Directions:

  1. In a large pot of boiling salted water, blanch broccoli rabe for 2 minutes, remove with a slotted spoon.
  2. Return water to a boil then add Orecchiette.
  3. Reserve 1 cup cooking water.
  4. Drain pasta and set aside.
  5. In a large skillet over medium heat, heat oil. Add garlic, season with a pinch of salt and a generous amount of red pepper.
  6. Cook for about 1 minute.
  7. Add Β½ cup reserved pasta water and bring to a simmer.
  8. Add broccoli rabe and pasta, tossing to combine.
  9. Add Parmesan, lemon juice and zest. Toss constantly until cheese is melty, removing skillet from heat when about half the cheese has melted. If the sauce is too thick, loosen with more pasta water.
  10. Season with salt.

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