Spaghetti Aglio e Olio con Rapini


By: Spices Bites

Course: Main Dish

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 11 minutes

Total Time: 26 minutes

Makes 6 Servings


  • 1 box Dreamfields Spaghetti

  • 9 ounces broccoli rabe washed and ends trimmed

  • 4 tablespoons olive oil (use high quality), divided

  • 6 cloves garlic sliced thinly

  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes

  • pine nuts (optional)

  • Parmesan cheese grated (optional)


  1. Prepare pasta according to package directions adding broccoli rabe during last 2 minutes of cooking. Reserve 1 cup cooking liquid before draining.

  2. Heat 3 tablespoons of the oil in large skillet or Dutch oven over medium-low heat. Add garlic and red pepper flakes. Cook 2 minutes, stirring occasionally. Lower heat if garlic browns too quickly. Add pasta water and remaining 1 tablespoon of olive oil; whisk vigorously to emulsify.

  3. Remove skillet from heat. Add pasta and broccoli rabe. Toss vigorously to continue emulsification and coat pasta completely.

  4. Top with pine nuts and cheese, if desired.

Nutritional Information

  • 300 Calories

  • 9 g Protein

  • 47 g Carbohydrates

  • 10 g Total Fat

  • 1 g Saturated Fat

  • 0 mg Cholesterol

  • 26 mg Sodium

  • 7g Dietary Fiber

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