Broccoli with Chili Peppers, Cannellini Beans and

Catherine Cappiello Pappas


This is a simple and easy dish to whip up any night of the week!

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5 Min


20 Min


Stove Top


1 head of fresh broccoli – cut
15 oz. can of cannolini beans – drained
4 – 5 marinated chili pepper – chopped
5 cloves of garlic – chopped
½ cup of chicken broth
3 tablespoons of olive oil
¼ tsp. black pepper
¼ tsp. red pepper flakes
fresh grated parmesan cheese or romano cheese
1 lb. of your favorite macaroni

Directions Step-By-Step

Prepare macaroni as directed. When the water is ready for the macaroni, add the broccoli with the macaroni to cook.

Heat a large cast iron frying pan with 2 tablespoons of olive oil. Add the garlic and chili peppers to sauté, until the garlic is fragrant.

Add the chicken broth, cannolini beans, black pepper and red pepper flakes.

Lift the broccoli and macaroni out of the water with a net or large slated spoon.

Garnish with a drizzle of olive oil, red pepper flakes and grated cheese.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pasta
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy