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  Fresh broccoli 2 Pound
  Farfalle/Shells/penne/desired pasta 1 Pound (Bow Tie)
  Olive oil 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Garlic 8 Clove (40 gm), peeled and thinly- sliced
  Lemon juice 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Hot red pepper flakes 1 Teaspoon
  Lemon wedges 2

Trim off and discard the lower stems of the broccoli.
Cut top of the broccoli into florets.
Steam or cook in simmering water until crisp-tender, about 7 to 9 minutes.
Drain and set aside.
Cook the pasta in a large pot of boiling salted water according to the package directions until almost tender (al dente).
Drain and rinse in cool water to stop the cooking.
Set aside.
In a small skillet, heat the olive oil and saute the garlic with the red pepper flakes until the garlic is golden.
Remove from the heat and stir in the lemon juice and red pepper flakes.
In a large serving bowl, toss together the drained pasta and broccoli.
Stir in the lemon juice.
Pour the garlic mixture over the pasta.
Toss well to combine.
Serve chilled or at room temperature with lemon wedges.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3044 Calories from Fat 1073

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 121 g185.5%

Saturated Fat 15.4 g77%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 328.6 mg13.7%

Total Carbohydrates 411 g137.2%

Dietary Fiber 42.9 g171.6%

Sugars 33.8 g

Protein 86 g171.2%

Vitamin A 117.5% Vitamin C 1455.4%

Calcium 51.4% Iron 89%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Pasta With Broccoli Recipe