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I also added extra Olive oil because I sauteed mushroom slices along with the broccoli and I increased the amount of garlic. A very quick, easy and tastey pasta dinner! Thanks for posting NurseDi.

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Denise in NH July 09, 2002

Thanks Nurse Di. We had this for supper tonight. Very delicious. Nicely seasoned--garlic and cayenne are my personal favs. I used Romano cheese to sprinkle on top. Perfect meatless entree. Many thanks.

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Sunflower July 25, 2002

This was so simple and easy but large on flavor. Sauteed broccoli and seasonings over pasta with cheese. Double YUMMY!!! And look mom, no meat. I followed the recipe exactly and wouldn't change a thing. DH and I thoroughly enjoyed this. Thanks Nurse Di ;)

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jerri822 August 07, 2002

Yummy! I made this for dinner a couple of nights back. Wonderful sauteed broccoli with the added spice of cayenne. I used 3 pinches actually. The broccoli was great served over the pasta with cheese sprinkled on top. So easy and delicious. Thanks for posting this one.

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Laylagirl August 26, 2002

Another easy - yet delicious recipes. So simple you'd never believe it can taste so good. The only thing I had to do was add a little more olive oil to the pasta before mixing since my pan seamed to absorb some of it and there wasnt quite enough to mix in. Great recipe, thanks!

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Tara June 25, 2002

I am pleased to report that as the recipe is written, the preparation time will be much less than 30 minutes. For a Solo meal, a chef can downsize the recipe in both volume and speed by starting a half cup of broccoli in the microwave covered with a wet paper towel for two minutes and then finishing for another two minutes in a fry pan with just one tablespoon of oil and a teaspoon of butter. One clove of garlic is enough and just a shake of the spices. Toss with the pasta for a great side dish.

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Bill Hilbrich August 08, 2002

What a great dish. I used about 1 1/2 t. minced garlic. This was sooooo easy. The flavor or the sauteed broccoli was superb. I sprinkled a little mozzarella cheese on top with the parmesan. I served with salad and bread. Outstanding. Thanks for posting this.

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bella214 September 09, 2002

What a great dish! Perfect as a side...satisfying enough to stand alone. I always use frozen broccoli florets (defrosted on the countertop/in microwave beforehand) and have never been disappointed. While I have been known to tweak the spice amounts, etc., I don't compromise on the parmesan cheese...for me, it really makes the dish come together. Thanks so much--it's a new family favorite!

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Jug O'Mud March 20, 2010

Loved it! So did DH, so that really makes it a keeper! The kids did not as much the first time I made it, but that had more to do with them not liking the texture of the broccoli - they're both under three, so I whirl the broccoli in the food proccessor a bit before cooking now. Only thing I did differently otherwise, was I left out the butter. Thanks so much for a delicious recipe!

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laugh2survive December 19, 2009

This was sooo good. We've been trying to do more meatless meals for health and to save on our grocery bill and this one will def be a keeper and a make once a weeker! So flavorful and the ingredients are usually on hand. Next time i will double the broccoli in it! My whole family enjoyed this one. Thanks for posting

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myralynn35 January 24, 2013
Broccoli and Pasta