Broccoli Pasta With Garlic & Lemon

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 397.6
  • Total Fat: 9.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 11.5 mg
  • Sodium: 311.5 mg
  • Total Carbs: 66.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 6.4 g
  • Protein: 17.0 g

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Lynne Rosetto Kasper Lynne Rosetto Kasper
Number of Servings: 6


    5 qt salted water
    1 lg bunch fresh brocoli, stem peeled and thinly sliced, florets broken into bite sized pieces

    2T good olice oil
    1 med onion, 1/2 inch dice
    6 lg garlic cloves, rough chopped
    salt adn pepper to taste
    1/4 t hot red pepper flakes, or to taste
    1/3 C water
    5-6 thin slices of salami, or Soppressata, Proscuitto, etc.
    1 heaping T tomato paste
    1/4 C tight packed cup of fresh basil. Could sub dried basil or another herb like rosemary, sage, thyme, etc.
    1 lb penne or rotini pasta
    1/2 C pasta cooking water
    Juice from 1/2 lemon


1. Start the pasta water boiling and prepare broccoli.

2. Film 12-inch skillet with oil and heat at med-hi. Add onion, garlic, hot pepper flakes, and 1/3 C water. Bring to simmer, cover, cook for about 4 min, then uncover, raise heat and cook off the water.

3. Add salami, tomato paste, and basil. Saute about 1 minute, till fragrant. Off heat, cover, and set aside.

4. Once water is boiling, add pasta and set timer for 5 minutes. At 5 minutes, stir broccoli into the boiling water, and continue boiling till firm, approx 5 minutes. Scoop out 1/2 pasta water to save and drain.

5. Heat contents of the skillet back to a boil, taste and season, then add pasta/broccoli mixture and stir to coat. Off heat, sprinkle with lemon. Serve hot.

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user TAMIAM88.

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