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Orecchiette Pasta with Rappini and Sausage

Rated as 4.54 out of 5 Stars

"Broccoli rabe (rappini) is sauteed in Bertolli Classico olive oil with garlic, sausage, and wine. Tossed with orecchiette pasta and pecorino cheese, this is an easy one-dish dinner."
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Ingredients

35 m servings 566 cals
Original recipe yields 6 servings

Directions

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  1. Fill 6-quart saucepot with water and a pinch of baking soda (to avoid discoloration) and bring to a boil over high heat. Add broccoli rabe and cook 5 minutes or until tender. Drain and coarsely chop; set aside.
  2. Heat 2 tablespoons Bertolli(R) Classico(TM) Olive Oil in 12-inch deep skillet over medium-high heat and cook garlic with sausage, stirring occasionally, 5 minutes or until sausage is done. Stir in broccoli rabe, red pepper flakes, wine, broth and remaining Olive Oil. Bring to a boil over high heat and cook 5 minutes or until liquid is reduced by 1/3. Stir in orecchiette and heat through. Garnish with cheese. Season, if desired, with salt and pepper.

Footnotes

  • Recipe courtesy of Chef Fabio Viviani, Owner and Executive Chef of Firenze Osteria Italian Restaurant and Martini Bar.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 566 calories; 20.5 g fat; 65.3 g carbohydrates; 21.9 g protein; 25 mg cholesterol; 456 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

We have been making this exact recipe for YEARS..it is DELICIOUS! Broccoli rabe is definately an aquired taste, as it is somewhat bitter, but if you love it then you are gonna LOVE this recipe. ...

Most helpful critical review

This was just okay for us and I doubt I will ever make it again. I only used 1/2 cup wine and it was overpowering. I did use turkey sausage and it was fine.

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We have been making this exact recipe for YEARS..it is DELICIOUS! Broccoli rabe is definately an aquired taste, as it is somewhat bitter, but if you love it then you are gonna LOVE this recipe. ...

The garlic and sausage are a sweet/salty complement to the slight bitterness of the rappini. So many ways to vary this, depending on the pasta and other veggies on hand--cherry tomatoes, red bel...

easy and very tasty!!

Other than using regular broccoli, I changed nothing. This recipe is amazing. Not only did my family love it, but my picky in-laws raved about it as well! Try this recipe. You will love it!

Thanks for the recipe. Perhaps I can substitute pork with beef or veggies? I enjoy vegetarian meals too and olive oil and garlic seem to be the VAVAVAVOOM! to any meal. I also add a touch of chi...

This was amazing!

This was just okay for us and I doubt I will ever make it again. I only used 1/2 cup wine and it was overpowering. I did use turkey sausage and it was fine.

Our store did not carry some of the ingredients called for so I used regular broccoli, piccolini pasta and a grated blend of 4 different Italian cheeses (asiago, romano, parmesan and another). I...