Orecchiette With Turkey And Broccoli



  1. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil.
  2. Add the pasta and cook according to package directions, about 10 minutes.
  3. Set a timer for 2 minutes before the pasta will be done.
  4. Add the broccoli.
  5. Meanwhile, warm the oil in a large skillet over medium heat.
  6. Add the garlic, onion, fennel seeds and chili flakes (if using) and cook, stirring now and then, for about 3 minutes.
  7. Add the turkey and cook, while breaking it up, for another 5 minutes, until the meat is browned and almost cooked through.
  8. Add the broccoli to the cooking pasta and cook for 2 minutes.
  9. Drain the pasta and broccoli and then add them to the skillet.
  10. Toss everything together well.
  11. Add the stock and toss more.
  12. Taste and add salt and pepper.
  13. Serve in a big bowl with Parmesan on top.