Orecchiette with Sprouting Broccoli - The Simple Version

Preparation info
  • Serve

    4 to 6

    unless otherwise stated.
    • Difficulty


Appears in
Two Fat Ladies Obsessions

By Jennifer Paterson and Clarissa Dickson Wright

Published 1999

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This version comes from Bari.


  • 2 lb sprouting broccoli or broccoli rabe
  • 1 lb orecchiette (little ears)
  • Salt<


Take the pan in which you intend to cook the pasta, put in the appropriate quantity of water, and bring to a boil. Add the broccoli, broken up into florets, and cook for about 8 minutes. Remove from the water with a slotted spoon and keep hot.

Put the orecchiette into the same water, bringing the water back to a boil. As soon as they are cooked, drain them in the usual way and transfer