Orecchiette alla Barese Recipe

Orecchiette alla Barese Recipe

Southern Italian Classic, Orecchiette alla Barese Recipe
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Orecchiette alla Barese Recipe from Paggi Pazzo

Orecchiette alla Barese Recipe
Published: October 13, 2011

Prep time: 30 min
Cook time: 30 min
Total time: 1 hour
Yield: 6 servings
Calories per serving: 496
Fat per serving: 36.1g


  • 1/2 pound orecchiette
  • 2 sweet Italian sausages
  • 4 cloves of garlic
  • 1 bunch rapini (broccoli rabe)
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/4 cup white wine
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 cup grated Pecorino Romano

Cooking Directions

  1. Boil rapini for 15 minutes in boiling water with salt then drain, chop and move to bowl
  2. Grill sausages (or broil) until outside is crispy and cut into slices
  3. Add olive oil to pan and add garlic at medium-to-high heat for 3-5 minutes
  4. Add rapini to pan with salt and pepper and saute for 10-15 minute at low heat, then add sausage and white wine, stir and then cover with lid
  5. In another pot, boil water and add orecchiette and cook for 12 minutes or until al dente
  6. Drain orecchiette from pot and add to pan of sausage and rapini then add Pecorino Romano (save some of the pasta water in case the sauce is too thin and add with the Pecorino, stirring with the heat on low)
  7. Ready to serve

Let it Rip!

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