Fresh Orecchiette with Broccoli Rabe


Origin : Italy

Wine to Serve : White Wine

Difficulty : High

Prep. 1 hour

2 Servings

Fresh Pasta

8 ounces    Semolina Flour

½ teaspoon  Salt 

1/3 cup     Cold Water

Broccoli Rabe Sauce

3 teaspoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil

2 gloves    Garlic finely chopped

1 ounce    Anchovies in Oil

16 ounces  Broccoli Rabe

1 In a large bowl mix fresh pasta ingredients together.Beat with electric mixer on medium speed 4 minutes,scraping bowl frequently.Stir in enough until dough is soft and leaves side of bowl.After prepare fresh orecchiette by fingers.

2 Cut off tough stem ends from broccoli rabe and discard.

Cut remaining stems into small pieces.Cut leaves crosswise

Cut any florets into bite size pieces if necessary.

3 In a saucepan ,heat oil over medium heat.Cook garlic,anchovies in oil, 2 minutes,stirring occasionally.Then add broccoli rabe,warm water and salt .Simmer covered 25min.

4 Meanwhile cook and drain orecchiette 5 Mix in a pan broccoli rabe with orecchiette ,serve immediately

Flavours of Apulia: Fresh Orecchiette with Broccoli Rabe