Fiore With Broccoli Rabe, Chicken, and Pecorino Cheese

pasta-broccoli-rabe Recipe
Yunhee Kim
Fiore pasta, savory chicken, broccoli and a generous topping of Pecorinio cheese make for a healthy and hearty quick and easy meal for dinner tonight.

Yield:

Makes 4 servings (serving size: 1 1/2 cups)

Recipe Time

Prep: 15 Minutes
Cook: 15 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 421
Fat 11 g
Satfat 3 g
Monofat 6 g
Polyfat 1 g
Protein 26 g
Carbohydrate 53 g
Fiber 3 g
Cholesterol 38 mg
Iron 4 mg
Sodium 418 mg
Calcium 151 mg

Ingredients

1 pound broccoli rabe, cut into 2-inch pieces (about 4 cups)
8 ounces uncooked fiori or fusilli pasta
2 tablespoons olive oil
4 garlic cloves, thinly sliced
1 leek, rinsed and sliced into half moons
8 ounces chicken cutlets, cut into 1-inch chunks
3/4 teaspoon salt, divided
3/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, divided
1 cup low-sodium chicken stock
1 teaspoon crushed red pepper
1/3 cup freshly grated pecorino Romano cheese
1 tablespoon freshly chopped marjoram

Preparation

1. Bring a pot of water to a boil. Immerse broccoli rabe in water 1 minute or until bright green. Remove with slotted spoon; place in a towel to keep warm. Cover pot; bring water back to a boil.

2. Add pasta, and cook 12 minutes or until al dente. Meanwhile, heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat; add olive oil, garlic, and leek. Cook 2–3 minutes or until just golden brown. Season chicken with 1/4 teaspoon each salt and pepper. Raise heat to high, and add chicken. Cook 2–3 minutes or until well-browned. Add broccoli rabe, chicken stock, crushed red pepper, and remaining salt and pepper. Cook chicken and vegetables 6 minutes or until tender and liquid has reduced by half. Drain pasta; transfer to serving dish. Top pasta with sauce; add cheese and marjoram, and toss to combine.

Note:

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Susan Sugarman,

March 2009
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