Pasta e Broccoli - Broccoli Pasta Recipe

Pasta e Broccoli
Ever since I started trying new pasta recipes, I wanted to try pasta with broccoli combination and when I was searching for recipes with it, I found it was named Pasta e Broccoli. I referred the recipe and as usual made my own adjustment and here is the recipe.

Pasta e Broccoli Recipe
The pasta looks bland but I bet you will fall in love for the flavour when you taste it. The crunch of broccoli in every bite with the cheese...It is simple and delicious!
Pasta e Broccoli Recipe

Broccoli Pasta Recipe - Ingredients

Preparation Time : 10 mins | Cooking Time : 20 mins | Serves : 2
Recipe Category: Main | Recipe Cuisine: Italian

Pasta - 1 cup
Broccoli - 1 medium sized floret(comes to 3/4 cup)
Garlic - 4 chopped finely
Chilli flakes - 1 tsp
Pepper powder - 1/2 tsp
Oregano / Italian seasoning - 1/2 tsp (optional)
Pistachios - 1 tbsp
Cheese - 2 tbsp
Olive oil - 1 tbsp


  1. Boil water(just enough for the pasta to immerse) in a pan, when it starts boiling add the pasta wih little salt and 1/4 tsp oil and cook until soft yet firm enough to bite. Cut the broccoli into small bite sized florets and soak in hot water(just incase to remove worms if any), drain the water.
    How to make broccoli pasta - Step1
  2. Bring water to boil and add the broccoli florets and cook until soft, yet crunchy. Keep aside. In a pan dry roast pistachios until crisp.Reserve the cooked water.
    How to make broccoli pasta - Step2
  3. Grind it to a coarse powder,set aside. In a pan heat oil - add chopped garlic, chilli flakes and fry till golden brown.Then add broccoli,pepper powder and saute.
    How to make broccoli pasta - Step3
  4. Saute till it shrinks and changes color, then add the cooked pasta along with oregano then sprinkle the broccoli stock water(no need to add fully) and give a quick stir. Then add pista powder and cheese - give a quick toss and switch off.
    How to make broccoli pasta - Step4
Serve hot with a generous garnish of cheese.
Broccoli Pasta Recipe

My Notes:

Broccoli Pasta Recipe

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