Tested till perfect Rapini Pasta with Feta
Rapini Pasta with Feta
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Rapini Pasta with Feta

Adding feta to the rapini and pasta not only boosts flavour but protein as well.

By The Canadian Living Test Kitchen

Source: © CanadianLiving.com

Recipe4 out of 5 based on 3 ratings.
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  • Portion size 4

Ingredients

  • 1 bunch 1bunchrapini, (about 12 oz/375 g)
  • 4 cups 4cupsshell pasta, (12 oz/375 g)
  • 1 cup 1cupcrumbled feta cheese, (4 oz/125 g)
  • 2 tbsp 2tbspolive oil
  • 1/2 tsp 1/2tspsalt
  • 1/2 tsp 1/2tsppepper
  • 1 Pinch 1Pinchhot pepper flakes, (optional)
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Preparation

Trim 1/2 inch (1 cm) from rapini stems; discard. Chop rapini coarsely; set aside.

In large pot of boiling salted water, cook pasta for 6 minutes; add rapini. Cook for 2 minutes longer or until tender. Drain, reserving 1/2 cup (125 mL) of the cooking liquid; return pasta and rapini to pot. Stir in cheese, oil, salt, pepper, and hot pepper flakes (if using). Pour in reserved liquid if necessary to moisten.

Additional information :

Tip: Some feta can be salty. Ask to taste it before buying. You can also rinse it or, if desired, soak it for 15 minutes or up to 1 hour in cold water, depending on saltiness (do not let it become soggy). When using feta in recipes, taste before adding salt.

Nutritional Information Per serving: about

cal 577 pro 23g total fat 22g sat. fat 10g
carb 71g fibre 6g chol 55mg sodium 1,002mg

% RDI:

calcium 52 iron 24 vit A 39 vit C 55
folate 20
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