Orecchiette con cime di rapa

2
20 minutes

Ingredients

  • 250g of orecchiette, fresh
  • 3 garlic cloves, sliced
  • 1/2 red chilli, sliced
  • 5 anchovies
  • 200g of broccoli rabe, or tenderstem broccoli
  • pecorino, to serve (optional)

Method

1
Begin by making and cooking the orecchiette (you can use shop-bought, if preferred) and cooking it in salted boiling water
2
Meanwhile, gently fry the garlic and chilli with the anchovies in a little of their oil until the has softened a little and the anchovies have dissolved
3
2 minutes before the pasta is ready, add the broccoli rabe to the pasta pan to cook
4
Drain, then add the pasta and broccoli to the anchovy pan and toss to coat the pasta evenly
5
Serve hot with an extra drizzle of olive oil, plus a little grated pecorino, if desired