Orecchiette with turnip tops: typical Apulian dish

Orecchiette with turnip tops: typical Apulian dish

Those who follows me knows that I really love the typical recipe of my country. I love this plate more than any other, the ORECCHIETTE WITH TURNIP TOPS: TYPICAL APULIAN DISH. One of the most popular apulian plates, in particular of the city of Bari. The secrets of this plate is the right cook of Turnip greens togheter with pasta. But you also need to cook with a good Evo oil and really good anchovies and then the game is done..

Below the recipe with photos step by step

  • DifficultyVery easy
  • CostVery cheap
  • Preparation time5 Minutes
  • Cooking time10 Minutes
  • Serving4
  • Cooking methodStove
  • CuisineItalian

Ingredients

1 kg turnip-Tops, boiled in distilled water, no salt, drained
2 cups orecchiette (fresh 400 g)
1 clove garlic
8 anchovies in oil
q.s. salt
q.s. extra-virgin olive oil
1 chilli (optional)

Tools

1 Pan
1 Pot

Steps

Let’s proceed to the making of our Typical Apulian recipe: orecchiette with cime di rapa. First thing to do is to clean turnip greens. With a knife or by using hands eliminate the outside leaves and the heights. Wet it all under water and then let it dry. Put somewhere, you will take it in shortly (1) put it on gas a pot with aboundous water with salt and add your leaves when the water will start to boil (2) after 5 minutes add your fresh orecchiette (3) (if you use fresh pasta pour the orecchiette with your leaves of turnip greens. Put on gas a pan with extra-virgin oil, let it warm and then add a clove of garlic, let cook the oil and then leave it, turn off the gas and add the anchovies in oil, in this way they will melt it (4).At this point pour your anchovies directly in the pot of your orecchiette and mix it all (5)

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