Orecchiette with Spicy Broccoli and Romano

  • Servings : 24
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Step 1

Bring a large pot of water to boil and cook pasta according to directions. Add broccoli to the same pot after 2 minutes of cooking.

Step 2

Meanwhile, in a medium rondo, sauté chopped garlic with ½ cup olive oil and anchovies for 2 minutes over medium heat.

Step 3

Add the red pepper flakes and sauté for an additional minute.

Step 4

Add 1½ cups of pasta cooking water to the rondo and bring to a simmer.

Step 5

Drain the pasta and broccoli, and combine with the sauce.

Step 6

Remove the rondo from heat.

Step 7

Stir in cheese and remaining olive oil before serving.


  • 3 lb. Barilla® Orecchiette
  • 4½ lb. small broccoli florets
  • 1 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tsp. red pepper flakes
  • 6 ea. garlic cloves, sliced thin
  • salt, to taste
  • 9 ea. anchovy filets
  • 1½ cups Pecorino Romano cheese
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Nutritional Info

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