- Bring a large pot of salted water to the boil.
- Remove and discard the large stems from the Broccoli Rabe, then chop the leaves, small stems and flowerets.
- Add the pasta and broccoli rabe to the pasta water and cook until the pasta is al dente.
- While pasta is boiling heat the olive oil, garlic and red pepper flakes over low.
- Strain the pasta and broccoli rabe then add to the olive oil.
- Turn heat up to high and cook for 2 minutes.
- Top with Pecorino Romano and serve.