Orecchiette Alle Cime Di Rapa – Orecchiette With Turnip Tops

Orecchiette Alle Cime Di Rapa – Florixc CC0


1 pound (500 g) orecchiette
2 1 / 4 pounds (1 k) broccoli rabe
1 hot pepper, shredded
2 cloves garlic, minced
6 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
Grated Pecorino Romano cheese (not too sharp)

How to make Orecchiette alle cime di rapa:

Pick over and clean the broccoli. Bring a pot of water to a boil, salt it, add the broccoli, stir and after A Few Minutes in the orecchiette and cook the two together until the orecchiette are ready.

While the pasta’s cooking, simmer the garlic and the pepper in the oil, Taking care lest the garlic and brown Become bitter.

Drain the pasta and broccoli well, turn them out into the skillet with the oil and garlic, cook, stirring, a Few Seconds to distribute the seasoning, and serve the orecchiette with turnip tops (orecchiette with broccoli rabe) with Grated cheese.

Serves 4

Regional recipe from Apulia

Enrico Massetti was born in Milan, Italy.
Now he lives in Washington, DC, USA.
Still, he regularly visits his hometown
and enjoys going around all the places in his home country
especially those he can reach by public transportation.

Enrico loves writing guide books on travel in Italy
to help his friends that go to Italy to visit
and enjoy his old home country.
He also publishes books on the Argentine tango dance.

You can reach Enrico at enricomassetti@msn.com.