Linguine With Pancetta and Broccoli

READY IN: 50mins
Recipe by ratherbeswimmin

In '250 True Italian Pasta Dishes'

Top Review by amandascookin

I have this book (250 True Italian Pasta Dishes) and it's amazing. Every recipe I have tried has been fabulous, this one was no exception. I made mine with spaghetti, hubby loved it :)

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a covered pasta pot over high heat, bring water to a rapid boil.
  2. Meanwhile, in a large saute pan, heat oil over medium heat.
  3. Add in pancetta and onion; cook/stir, until onion is soft and translucent, about 3 minutes.
  4. Add in broccoli and cook, stirring, until tender, 3-5 minutes.
  5. Add in wine, increase heat to high, and cook until reduced by half.
  6. Remove pan from heat and set aside.
  7. While the sauce is simmering, add salt and linguine to the boiling water and cook, uncovered, over high heat until pasta is al dente.
  8. Scoop out about 1 cup of the pasta water and set aside; drain pasta.
  9. Return saute pan to medium heat; add 2 tablespoons of the reserved pasta water and increase heat to high; add linguine and, using pasta tongs, toss to coat evenly, adding more pasta water if necessary.
  10. Add half the Parmigiano-Reggiano and toss well.
  11. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  12. Transfer to a large serving platter and sprinkle with remaining cheese; serve immediately.
  13. *May substitute spaghetti for linguine.

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