Category : Pasta

Yield: 4 Servings

Ingredients (Help):
2 bn Broccoli rabe (1 lbs each)
-ends tripped off and cut
-across into 1 inch peices
1 lb Penne or whole wheat pasta
4 ts Veggie stock
6 tb Raisins
8 Cloves garlic (peeled and
4 tb Water
1/2 ts Dried red pepper flakes
2 ts Fresh lemon juice
2 ts Salt
-freshly ground pepper

Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to the boil. Add the
broccoli and blanch for 1 minute. Drain and pat dry. Bring another
large pot of slated water to the boil. Add pasta and cook until al

Meanwhile, heat 2 teaspoons of the veggie stock in a large nonstick
skillet over med. heat. Add the raisins and cooks, tossing
frequently, until lightly "toasted". Add the garlic and cook,
stirring constantly for 30 seconds. Add the broccoli, the water and
the red pepper and cook until tender (about 5 min)

Drain the pasta and add teh broccoli, the remaining veggie stock, the
lemon juice, salt and peeper to taste. Toss combine. Divide about 4
plates and serve

(adapted from the NYT Magazine, March 20 1994)

(adapted from a NYT article by Molly O'Neill)

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