Pump up pasta with squash, broccoli rabe, pumpkin seeds

Anne Burrell knows her way around a kitchen. She hosts "Secrets of a Restaurant Chef" and co-hosts "Worst Cooks in America," both on the Food Network, and she just released a cookbook called "Cook Like a Rock Star." Here are her recipes for whole wheat pappardelle with roasted butternut squash, broccoli rabe and pumpkin seeds, and braised short ribs with horseradish.

Whole wheat pappardelle with roasted butternut squash, broccoli rabe and pumpkin seeds
Servings:

Serves 6 to 8. Time: About 45 minutes with pre-made pasta dough.

Ingredients

    • 1 butternut squash, peeled and cut into 1/2 -inch dice
    • Extra virgin olive oil
    • Kosher salt
    • 1 bunch of broccoli rabe, tough bottom stems removed
    • 3 cloves garlic, smashed
    • Pinch of crushed red pepper
    • 1 1/2 cups veggie or chicken stock
    • 1 recipe Chef Anne's All-Purpose Pasta Dough or 1 pound fresh pappardelle
    • 1 cup freshly grated Parmigiano
    • Big fat finishing oil
    • 1/2 cup pepitas (green pumpkin seeds), toasted

Preparation

Baking Directions:

Big brown braised short ribs with horseradish
Servings:

Serves 6 to 8. Time: About 3.5 hours.

Ingredients

    • 6 to 8 bone-in short ribs
    • Kosher salt
    • Extra virgin olive oil
    • 2 onions, coarsely chopped
    • 2 carrots, coarsely chopped
    • 2 celery ribs, coarsely chopped
    • 6 to 8 cremini mushrooms, trimmed, cleaned and coarsely chopped
    • 3 cloves garlic, smashed
    • 1 1/2 cups tomato paste
    • 1/4 cup prepared horseradish
    • 2 cups dry red wine
    • 4 bay leaves
    • 1 thyme bundle, tied with butcher's twine
    • 1 bunch of fresh chives, minced
    • 2 tablespoons freshly grated horseradish

Preparation

Baking Directions:

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