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Broccoli Rabe & Garlic Pasta for 2

A quick entrée with few ingredients: the garlic flavored oil makes the rapini less bitter; toasted garlic adds flavor. From Mary Ann Lee: Clifton Park, New York. Recipe published in Taste of Home April/May 2009.

  • Yield: 2 servings
  • Prep time: 15 Minutes
  • Cook time: 15 Minutes


  • 6 ounce(s) uncooked linguine
  • 8 ounce(s) broccoli rabe
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tablespoon(s) olive oil
  • 1/8 teaspoon(s) salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon(s) pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon(s) crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 cup(s) chicken broth, divided
  • 2 tablespoon(s) minced fresh parsley
  • 2 tablespoon(s) shredded Parmesan cheese


• Cook linguine according to package directions. Meanwhile, trim 1/2 in. from broccoli rabe stems; discard any coarse or damaged leaves. Rinse broccoli rabe in cold water and cut into 2-in. pieces; set aside.

• In a large skillet, saute garlic in oil for 1 minute. Add the broccoli rabe, salt, pepper, pepper flakes and 1/2 cup broth. Bring to a boil.

• Reduce heat; cover and cook for 3-5 minutes or until broccoli rabe is tender. Drain linguine; add to the pan. Stir in parsley and enough remaining broth to moisten the linguine. Sprinkle with cheese.

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