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Orecchiette with broccoli





1000 oz


8 fillets


2 wedges

Chili pepper

to taste

Orecchiette, pasta

300 oz

Iodized salt

to taste

Extra virgin olive oil

to taste

first courses from Italy

Orecchiette with broccoli

Orecchiette with broccoli

with gluten with fish high in calcium source of C vitamins high in potassium high in phosphorus

ready in

45 minutes


daily requirement

100% Fat

100% Protein

100% Carbohydrates

translated by Italian with google translate

Orecchiette with broccoli

Everyone loves the orecchiette with turnip tops. The only their fault lies in their cleaning: cleaning often takes time and keep only the most tender florets. Mistaken! For this recipe I suggest you divide larger leaves and sturdy from florets longer hold: the former are perfect to be eaten separately as a side dish, the latter will be the star of our recipe.

Orecchiette with broccoli step 1

step 1

Boil a pot of water and salt it generously. Meanwhile, clean the broccoli separating the more fleshy leaves from the smallest and treated with care the delicate blossoms.

Orecchiette with broccoli step 2

step 2

The larger stems and gnarled can be cleaned by the external cladding and fibrosis and cut into small pieces. The white part, once cooked, will enrich the sauce. Wash with care several times to remove residual earth

Orecchiette with broccoli step 3

step 3

Throw into the pot the most robust leaves simultaneously with orecchiette. In a pan with a little oil, add 4-5 chopped anchovies and let them melt over low heat.

Orecchiette with broccoli step 4

step 4

Chop or cut in half garlic and add it in the pan to cook it briefly over low heat. Add a pinch of dry ground pepper and remove from the heat.

Orecchiette with broccoli step 5

step 5

5 minutes before draining the pasta in the pan throw even the most tender leaves and the flowers and add other 4 chopped anchovy sauce, this time without making them dissolve.

Orecchiette with broccoli step 6

step 6

Turn on the heat under the pan of sauce and drain the pasta with vegetables. Keep a little of the cooking water to thicken.

Orecchiette with broccoli step 7

step 7

Brush up in a pan, add a little ladle of the cooking water if the sauce seems too dry. Serve immediately adding a bit of fresh red pepper and a drizzle of extra virgin raw.

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