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From the page: “Orecchiette with Broccoli Raab

A web-exclusive recipe from Italian Cooking and Living

Orecchiette is an ear-shaped pasta from Southern Italy, especially Apulia. This recipe is a classic in Apulia. Because orecchiette are made with a firmer dough than most pasta, they take longer to cook, about 20 minutes total. If you know your brand of orecchiette cooks faster than this, add the broccoli raab earlier: the point is to add the broccoli raab when the pasta is halfway cooked.
# 1 pound broccoli raab
# 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil
# 4 garlic cloves, chopped
# 6 salted anchovies, deboned, rinsed, and chopped
# 1 dried chili
# 1 pound orecchiette
# salt
# 1 cup freshly grated Pecorino Romano (optional)

Remove the tough stems and any yellowed leaves from the broccoli raab. Wash the rest of the leaves and the tender stalks carefully in plenty of water; drain well. Chop into 1″ pieces. Heat the olive oil in a deep, wide sauté pan. Add the garlic and cook until golden; stir in the anchovies, and crush them into the olive oil with the back of a fork. Fold in the chili and keep warm. Meanwhile, bring a large pot of water to a boil. Add the orecchiette and salt. After 10 minutes, add the broccoli raab. Cook until the orecchiette are al dente, about 10 more minutes; drain, but not too thoroughly, leaving a little of the pasta cooking water clinging to the orecchiette. Toss the pasta with the hot anchovy-laced olive oil, fold in the Pecorino, and serve immediately. Serves 4”

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