Spaghetti With Broccoli Rabe And Vongole

Spaghetti With Broccoli Rabe And Vongole
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Spaghetti with Broccoli Rabe and Vongole (Clams)... an absolute Winner!
  • 1 pound spaghetti
  • 3 pound vongole - cockles or 3dz little neck clams
  • 1 pound broccoli rabe
  • 5 cup cloves garlic
  • 1 tablespoon fresh parsley
  • 1/2 cup white wine
  • hot pepper as desired
  • ev olive oil
  1. Wash very well the Vongole under cold water to remove any sand. Blanch the Broccoli Rabe for 2-3 mins and set aside. In a large saute` pan, add 4 Tbs of EV olive oil and the garlic whole. Saute` the garlic until it turns blonde. Add the Vongole and the white wine and 1/2 of the parsley. Add hot pepper as desired and cover the pan. When the Vongole are all open add the Broccoli Rabe and toss for 2-3 mins. Boil the spaghetti 3/4 of the way and add them to the pan. Save 1-2 cups of pasta water and set aside. Toss the spaghetti with all the other ingredients for about 3 Mins. If the spaghetti dry up, add some pasta water and continue tossing. Add the remainder of the fresh parsley, give it a final toss and serve.