Penne a la Broccoli

READY IN: 15mins
Recipe by Rita1652

A quick and easy meatless meal. Nice and garlicy! Serve with a crisp salad and fresh crusty bread!

Top Review by WiGal

Perfect! I did use a whole wheat penne but otherwise made as posted. Love the crunch of the pine nuts. We had this along with banana bread for an outstanding and filling lunch. Thank you Rita for a wonderful vegetarian entree. Made for Please Review My Recipe tag.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Put broccoli in a saucepan with the olive oil, garlic, water and salt.
  2. Bring to a boil,lower heat, cover tightly, and let steam until the broccoli is bright green and very crunchy about five minutes.
  3. Add pasta to broccoli.
  4. Mix in cheese.
  5. Top with red pepper flakes, scallions and pine nuts.

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