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Tricolor fusilli pugliesi with turnip greens


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For 4 people
400 g fusilli pasta from Puglia (or orecchiette or strascinati)
a bunch of turnip greens
2 cloves garlic
extra virgin olive oil


This sauce with broccoli rabe is also suitable for traditional orecchiette (classic!), strascinati and other types of short pasta rustica. It is a simple and tasty preparation!

Peel the broccoli rabe and tagliuzzatele.
Chop the garlic and let it soften in a large frying pan with a little oil.
When it starts to sizzle, add the broccoli rabe, a little salt, a cup of water and stir.
Cook on low heat for 15-20 minutes with the lid and, checking from time to time the cooking and adding a few tablespoons of water if necessary.
Meanwhile cook the pasta in boiling salted water.
When they are cooked al dente drain and sauté together with turnip tops, then serve hot.

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