|Orecchiette Pasta||1 lb.|
|Broccoli||2 large heads|
|Garlic||3 cloves, minced|
|Olive Oil||1/2 cup|
|Red Pepper Flakes||1 teaspoon|
|Salt & Pepper||To taste|
Trim florets from broccoli.
Peel stalks, trim off dry end, then mince the stalk of the broccoli.
In a large skillet, heat oil & butter over medium heat.
Cook garlic, broccoli stalk for about 5 mins, then add in anchovies and pepper flakes and cook covered for 10 minutes on low heat.
In a large pot of boiling salted water, cook broccoli rabe for 4 minutes. Remove broccoli from water, set aside.
Return water to boil, add pasta, cook according to package directions.
Drain pasta, reserving some cooking water.
Toss orecchiette pasta in a large pan with garlic mixture.
Season with salt, pepper, parmesan. Mix well, adding some cooking water if too sticky.