Orecchiette with Broccoli Rabe

Orecchiette ai Broccoletti

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Preparation info

  • Serves

    4

    as a main course
    • Difficulty

      Easy

    • Ready in

      25 min

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How to Cook Italian

How to Cook Italian

By Giuliano Hazan

Published 2005

  • About

This is the dish most often associated with Apulia, the region of Italy where the spur and the heel of the boot are. Factory-made orecchiette can be very good and are fairly easily available. Broccoli rabe (sometimes called rapini) with olive oil, garlic, and anchovies is the classic sauce served with orecchiette. The broccoli rabe is cooked with the pasta, which absorbs some of the its flavor.