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Broccoli Rabe, White Bean & Fontina Pasta

April/May 2006, EatingWell Serves Two

Your rating: None Average: 3.9 (70 votes)

Use any vegetable in place of pungent broccoli rabe to make this a family-pleaser. Make it a Meal: round out the meal with a fresh salad of cherry tomatoes and cucumbers tossed with extra-virgin olive oil and balsamic vinegar.



READER'S COMMENT:
"YUM! But more work than I'm willing to put in on a week night. I agree with Cynthia about adding an onion. I'm not a fan of red wine vinegar so if I make this again I'd use balsamic. Overall very yummy but def a weekend night meal! "
Broccoli Rabe, White Bean & Fontina Pasta

9 Reviews for Broccoli Rabe, White Bean & Fontina Pasta

05/21/2015
Just added a little

I made a few pieces of bacon and crumbled them into the recipe. I also used spinach instead and added red onions to the mix. I would say it could use a little more garlic (but I'm a huge fan of garlic). It really thickens up nicely. I will definitely make this again! Thank you!

This recipe was great! Easier than people made it sound
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01/04/2015
Anonymous

This was a little bland so I added some bacon and a little pesto which added the flavor needed

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01/04/2015
Anonymous

This was a little bland so I added some bacon and a little pesto which added the flavor needed

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03/19/2013
Anonymous
Almost great

This was pretty good and the family liked it well enough but we all agreed that 2T of red wine vinegar was too much. It overpowered all other flavors in the dish. Next time I would cut the vinegar in half at least.

easy
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01/09/2011
The homemade toasted breadcrumbs make this dish!

I've made this recipe twice now. The first exactly as suggested, the second time with spinach and shaved Parmesan instead of fontina. I liked them both a lot. I didn't think it was as much work as others described..actually pretty quick and easy, maybe because of the shaved Parma I used. Next time I will experiment with some stronger veggie additions like onion, maybe even tomatoes as it has a pretty mild punch as is.

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