Orecchiette With Broccoli Sauce

READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by Japanese Delight

This is one of the tastiest ways to perpare broccoli (for a side dish, leave out the pasta). Don't let the anchovies scare you: because they're chopped so fine they melt into the sauce, leaving just a hint of briny flavor that's a perfect complement to the herby broccoli.

Top Review by Acerast

A tasty way to enjoy broccoli and a very nice change from our family's standby pasta dish. It was also very quick so is perfect for an after work meal. I used gemelli pasta as I could not find orecchiette - it worked well. Thanks Japanese Delight.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Over hight heat, bring a large saucepan filled with salted water to a boil: add broccoli and cook 5 minute or until tender.
  2. Using a slotted spoon, transfer broccoli to a cutting board; chop finely.
  3. Bring the water back to a boil.
  4. Meanwhile, on a clean portion of the cutting board, mince and mash garlic, pepper flakes, anchovy fillets and salt together.
  5. Cook pasta in boiling water according to the package directions; drain.
  6. While pasta cooks, in a large skillet over med. heat, cook garlic mixture in oil for 2 minute until fragrant and slightly golden.
  7. Add broccoli and chicken broth and cook, stirring, 1 minute.
  8. Drain pasta well and add to broccoli mixture.
  9. Add cheese and spritz with lemon; toss to coat. Taste and season with salt and pepper if desired.

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