Linguine with Broccoli Rabe, Bacon, and Corn

Photo: Ngoc Minh Ngo

Yield: Makes 4 servings
Recipe from Real Simple

More From Real Simple

Recipe Time

Prep Time:
Other: 10 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 634
  • Calories from fat: 18%
  • Fat: 13g
  • Saturated fat: 2g
  • Cholesterol: 15mg
  • Sodium: 1,563mg
  • Carbohydrate: 97g
  • Fiber: 7g
  • Sugars: 4g
  • Protein: 31g

Ingredients

  • 1 pound linguine
  • 4 slices bacon, diced
  • 1 clove garlic, finely diced
  • 1 bunch broccoli rabe, ends trimmed and stalks cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 14.5-ounce can low-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 cup corn kernels, fresh (from 2 ears) or frozen
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter (optional)
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 cup (2 ounces) grated Parmesan

Preparation

  1. Cook the linguine according to the package directions.

    Meanwhile, in a large saucepan, over medium heat, fry the bacon until crisp, about 4 minutes. Transfer to a paper towel. Spoon off all but 1 tablespoon of the drippings from the pan, reserving the rest.

    Return pan to medium heat, add the garlic and broccoli rabe, and toss. Add the broth and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer until the broccoli rabe is tender, about 3 minutes. Stir in the corn, either the reserved bacon drippings or the butter, the salt, and pepper. Add the drained linguine and toss. Heat until warmed through, about 3 minutes. Remove from heat. Sprinkle with the Parmesan and reserved bacon and toss.

    Tip: Broccoli rabe has a bitter flavor that many people find pleasing. If you're not one of them, use a 5-ounce bag of fresh spinach instead. Add it to the pan, one handful at a time, along with the linguine.
My Notes

Only you will be able to view, print, and edit this note.

Add Note

Linguine with Broccoli Rabe, Bacon, and Corn Recipe at a Glance
advertisement
  1. Enter at least one ingredient

Find out what we've got cooking...

Weekly Specials
Get our Free Weekly Specials Newsletter filled with our favorite recipes, seasonal menus, and special features.
We Respect Your Privacy. Privacy Policy