Penne con broccoli e peperoncino

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Penne with broccoli and chilli.

Penne con broccoli e peperoncino
Servings:Serves 4
Calories per serving:444
Ready in:25 minutes
Prep. time:10 minutes
Cook time:15 minutes
Difficulty:Average difficulty
Recipe author:JuliaBalbilla
First published:25th October 2012

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The pine nuts make this


Parmesan, pine nuts, broccoli; a heavenly match.



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  1. Heat some lightly salted water in a large pan until it boils.
  2. Add the pasta and place a steaming basket or colander containing the broccoli over the top.
  3. Cover, bring to the boil and cook for 8-10 minutes until the penne is al dente and the broccoli tender.
  4. Heat the oil in a small frying pan and sauté the garlic for 2-3 minutes, stirring in the bird's eye chilli paste and yogurt about 30 seconds before the end of the cooking time.
  5. Drain the pasta and place in a warm serving dish with the broccoli.
  6. Season lightly, then add the garlic / chilli mixture and toss gently.
  7. Sprinkle the Parmesan cheese and pine nuts over the top.
  8. Serve immediately.


Replace the pine nuts with cashew nuts. Use fresh chillies instead of bird's eye chilli paste.

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