Orecchiette with Broccoli Rabe | Broccoli Rapini Pasta Recipe

In this episode of ‘Piatto,’ we’ll show you how to make Orecchiette with Broccoli Rabe (AKA ‘broccoli rapini’) — a broccoli rabe pasta dish that is traditional in the Puglia region of Italy!

An extremely easy and nutritious broccoli rabe pasta dish! Though not traditional, Orecchiette with Broccoli Rabe is also delicious with a bit of red pepper or Parmigiano Reggiano.

Learn how to remove all but the tender parts of the broccoli rabe (AKA broccoli rapini).

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Serves 4

INGREDIENTS for Orecchiette with Broccoli Rabe

broccoli rabe (broccoli rapini) – 500 grams (this will produce about 250 grams after cooked)
Orecchiette – 250 grams
Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Coarse salt – a few handfuls in a pot of water for cooking both the broccoli rabe and the orecchiette.

Buon Appetito!


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