Pasta with Broccoli

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Course: Main Recipe
Technique: Saute Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1 lb broccoli
  • 12 oz trumpet shaped pasta
  • 1/3 cup - olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 6 anchovies in olive oil, drain and chopped
  • 1/2 fresh red chilli, cored, seeded and finely chopped
  • freshly ground pepper
  • parmesan cheese to serve
  • salt to taste

How to Make Pasta with Broccoli

  • Divide broccoli into small flowerets and slice stalks.
  • Bring a large saucepan of salted water to a boil.
  • Add broccoli flowerets and stalks and cook 3 to 5 minutes or until just tender.
  • Remove broccoli with a slotted spoon and drain on paper towels.
  • Add pasta to broccoli cooking water and cook according to package instructions until just tender.
  • Meanwhile, heat half oil in a large skillet.
  • Add garlic and anchovies and cook, stirring, 1 minute.
  • Add chilli and cook 1 minute.
  • Gently stir in broccoli and season with salt and pepper.
  • Drain pasta and add to broccoli mixture.
  • Stir in remaining olive oil and cook, stirring, 1 minute.
  • Transfer to a warmed serving dish.
  • Use a vegetable peeler to shave Parmesan cheese on top of pasta and serve.