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Pasta With Broccoli

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Ingredients
  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
Directions

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: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Chilling
Ingredient: 
Broccoli
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes

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