TORTELLINI WITH BROCCOLI RABE | jovina cooks

 

Ingredients

1 lb broccoli rabe, trimmed
12 oz cheese-filled tortellini
2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
3 garlic cloves, chopped
1⁄2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
Salt
2 tablespoons butter
½ cup dry white wine
Grated parmesan cheese, for serving

Directions

Bring a large pot of boiling water to a boil. Add tortellini to the boiling water and cook according to package directions. Add broccoli rabe 3 minutes before pasta should ber done. Drain in a colander reserving 1/2 cup of pasta cooking water.

In the empty pasta pot, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add garlic and cook for 1 minute. Stir in crushed red pepper. Add wine and simmer until reduced about 3 minutes.

Stir in butter and salt to taste. Add pasta and broccoli rabe. Heat for a minute. Add pasta water and heat until hot.

Transfer to shallow bowls and top with the parmesan cheese. Serve with crusty Italian bread.

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