Golden raisins give this pasta dish a hint of sweetness, which balances out the slightly bitter taste of escarole.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
30 mins
total:
30 mins
Servings:
4
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a large (8-to-10-quart) pot of boiling salted water, cook pasta 10 minutes. Add escarole and raisins; cook 2 minutes. Reserve 1 cup pasta water; drain. Set aside.

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  • Dry pot. Place oil, pepper flakes, and garlic in pot. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until garlic is fragrant, 1 to 2 minutes. Remove from heat; toss in pasta mixture with Parmesan and reserved pasta water. Season with salt and pepper. Stir well and serve.

Cook's Notes

You may substitute kale or chard for the escarole.

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