Broccoli Pesto Pasta

November 17, 2021
Healthy, simple and fast.This Broccoli Pesto Pasta recipe will innovate your evenings and bring you a new meal option.
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PREPARATION TIME

45

Recipe Yield

6

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COMMENTS

Healthy, simple and fast.This Broccoli Pesto Pasta recipe will innovate your evenings and bring you a new meal option.

Ingredients

  • 1 lb Cooked pasta of your choice, pasta water reserved
  • 4 cups Broccoli florets
  • 2 cups Basil leaves, lightly packed
  • 2 Garlic cloves
  • ¼ cup Pine nuts
  • 1 cup Extra virgin olive oil
  • ½ tsp Salt
  • 1 cup Parmigiano-reggiano, grated

You will also like this recipe for Vegetarian Lasagna!

Instructions

  1. In a large pot bring water to a rapid boil.
  2. Add the broccoli, bring the water back up to a boil for two minutes.
  3. Do not drain the water! Immediately transfer broccoli (with a slotted spoon) to a colander place under cold running water to stop further cooking.
  4. Bring the water back to a boil and add your favorite pasta and cook according to the package (reserve 1 cup of pasta cooking water before draining).
  5. In a large blender or food processor, blend together broccoli, basil, garlic, pine nuts, olive oil, salt and Parmigiano-Reggiano until smooth.
  6. Slowly pour in 1 cup of reserved pasta water until a nice sauce is formed.
  7. If sauce is too thick, add more pasta water one tablespoon at a time.
  8. Toss hot pasta with sauce until completely coated.
  9. Top with extra Parmesan, pine nuts and chili flakes if desired. Enjoy!

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