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creamy broccoli pasta

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Salt Life, FL

This is such a tasty dish and if you like cheese and broccoli you will love it.

(1 rating)
yield 6 serving(s)
prep time 25 Min
cook time 20 Min

Ingredients For creamy broccoli pasta

  • 1 pkg
    chopped broccoli
  • 3 clove
  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 1/2 c
    half and half
  • 16 oz
    box of pasta
  • 1 c
    parmigiano-reggiano, grated or romano cheese

How To Make creamy broccoli pasta

  • 1
    Boil the broccoli in hot salty water until tender. When ready, remove them from the water with a slotted spoon and keep aside. Use the broccoli water to cook your pasta in.
  • 2
    Mince the garlic and saute it in the olive oil in a frying pan large enough to combine the pasta and the sauce for a couple of minutes.
  • 3
    mash the broccoli with a potato masher or a wooden spoon and add to the garlic. Also adding a couple of tablespoons of the broccoli water. Add the half and half and stir. Let cook for about five minutes. Add 1/2 of the cheese and stir and turn off the sauce it should be thick.
  • 4
    Add enough water to your broccoli water and a teaspoon of salt to cook your pasta.
  • 5
    Add the pasta to the sauce and cook for 1 to 2 minutes. Garnish with rest of the cheese.

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