Pasta Shells With Broccoli & Anchovies

READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by English_Rose

A quick, tasty pasta dish that is low fat and a good source of vitamin C and folic acid too.

Top Review by Paris D

I'm not sure what it is with this recipe... I love pasta. I like anchovies. And I like broccoli. I just didn't like them all together. My husband liked it, but I couldn't finish mine. It was too fishy and salty.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook the broccoli in a pan of boiling water for 3 mins, then drain, reserving the cooking water.
  2. Cook the pasta in the same water as the broccoli according to pack instructions.
  3. Heat the oil in a pan, then fry garlic until lightly golden. Remove garlic, then set aside. Add anchovies, chili and half a cup of pasta cooking water to the pan.
  4. Cook for 2 mins, until the liquid has reduced by half and the anchovies have broken down. Stir in the broccoli and a squeeze of lemon juice, then cook for 1 min, until the broccoli has warmed through.
  5. Drain the pasta then toss everything together. Serve scattered with parmesan.

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