Penne With Broccoli is an easy recipe made with basic kitchen ingredients. Broccoli and pasta cook together in one pot and then combine with lemon, butter and Parmesan cheese for a delicious bowl of comfort food.
Broccoli Pasta Recipe
A quick and easy vegetarian dinner that’s perfect for Meatless Monday, our penne broccoli recipe is a quick weeknight dinner that will surely become a go-to favorite!
Cook penne and broccoli in the same pot, toss the hot pasta with Parmesan, lemon, butter and a bit of pasta water and you’ll have a saucy pasta dish.
Top with cooked chicken or shrimp for added protein and it becomes a hearty meal.
Add a pinch or two of crushed red pepper flakes for a kick of heat!
Broccoli Parmesan pasta, it doesn’t get much easier, or more delicious, than this!
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Ingredients you will need to make this recipe
- penne pasta
- grated Parmesan cheese
- butter, at room temperature
- kosher salt
- cracked black pepper
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Penne With Broccoli is aneasy recipe made with basic kitchen ingredients. Broccoli and pasta cooktogether in one pot and then combine with lemon, butter and Parmesan cheese fora delicious bowl of comfort food.
Cook penne according to package directions, adding broccoli during last 3 minutes of cooking time. Drain, reserving 3/4 cup pasta water.
Toss hot pasta and broccoli with Parmesan, butter, lemon juice, lemon zest, kosher salt, cracked black pepper and reserved pasta water.