Broccoli & Spaghetti is a simple and delicious dish, perfect for any economical meal planner. I ate this ALL the time as a kid and I'm surprised that I haven't made it for my kids because they love broccoli.
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Broccoli & Spaghetti: A taste from the Past
When my husband and I first moved back to my hometown, I made it a point to visit my Dad every Sunday. It was a way for us to catch up on family goings-on and share a story or two.
One common subject my father and I can talk endlessly about is food. Where to find the best supermarket deal, what secret ingredient to add to this or that, etc. That is why this blog was started; to share what we enjoy.
So, first recipe up from my childhood is Broccoli & Spaghetti.
Broccoli & Spaghetti is Simple and Delicious!
—- There is a printable recipe at the bottom of this post. —-
Broccoli & Spaghetti Recipe
Boil water in a stock pot with a touch of olive oil.
Add spaghetti and broccoli and cook together until pasta is finished.
Drain pot making sure to leave about 5% of water in pasta.
Add a generous amount of olive oil (about 1/4 C.) salt & pepper. Heavy on salt, very light on pepper.
Place in a bowl and add a generous sprinkle of grated cheese.
My father likes Bertolli oil and I tend to use California Olive Oil, but we both agree that there is NO other cheese to use in ANY dish other than Locatelli. The flavor is salty and a little nutty and is divine on any dish calling for grated cheese.
- 2 boxes frozen chopped broccoli
- 1 box spaghetti
- Olive oil
- Locatelli Pecorino Romano Cheese
- Boil water in stockpot with a touch of olive oil.
- Add spaghetti and broccoli and cook together until the pasta is finished.
- Drain pot making sure to leave about 5% of the water in pasta.
- Add a generous amount of olive oil (about 1/4 C.) salt & pepper.
- Heavy on salt, very light on pepper.
- Place in a bowl and add a generous sprinkle of cheese.
Serving Size:1 Servings
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 113Total Fat: 6gSaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 7mgSodium: 107mgCarbohydrates: 12gFiber: 1gSugar: 1gProtein: 4g
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