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Nana Anna"s Pasta and Broccoli Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Angela Muller

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 heads of broccoli (wash/cut)
1 lb. pasta ( your favorite): I use Farfarlle which are large bow ties.
1/2 c. olive oil
8-10 pieces of garlic (pounded)
1 stick salted butter
1 c. pecorino romano cheese
salt/pepper to your taste

Directions:
Directions:
1. Par-boil broccoli and reserve broccoli water to cook pasta in.
2. Drain broccoli
3. Heat olive oil in large frying pan-lightly brown garlic. (DO NOT BURN GARLIC)
4. Cook drained broccoli in heated garlic/oil mixture about 4-5 minutes making sure to completely coat broccoli in garlic/oil mixture. Broccoli should be a little soft and not mushy.
5. Cook pasta in broccoli water/drain completely
6. Reserve 1c of broccoli water just in case pasta/broccoli needs a little moisture
7. Remove garlic from broccoli in oil
8. In a large bowl/pot mix pasta, broccoli in oil, butter, cheese, salt and pepper
9. If mixture seems a little dry, add some broccoli water.
10. Serve with additional pecorino romano cheese. Some guests like extra cheese.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6-7
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
30 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
I keep all these ingredients in my house. Perfect to make when you have little time. Usually serve this pasta with thin Italian sausage.

 

 

 

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