Ear ye, ear ye! A delectable smurging of orecchiette pasta (little ears), broccoli, garlic and anchovies

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  • 1 package orecchiette pasta
  • 1 head of broccoli
  • 8 large cloves of garlic
  • 1 can anchovies
  • 1/2 tsp hot pepper flakes
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 3/4 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 3 tbs. capers
Boil pasta according to cooking directions in salted water and drain.
Steam head of broccoli and cut into small pieces.
Roughly chop 8 cloves of garlic.
Place 1/4 cup olive oil into saute pan and heat over medium heat
Add garlic , anchovies, and hot pepper flakes and cook until garlic is lightly golden
Toss in cooked broccoli ,capers and drained pasta. Place all into a large serving bowl.Sprinkle with parmesan cheese  mix well, and serve.
NOTE- the anchovies I used were not terribly salty, so I used the entire can. Taste anchovies for saltiness before adding and add accordingly.
Yields 4 servings

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