My girl LOVES broccoli.
She asks for it every night.
Her favorite dinner is broccoli pasta.... better known as Katie's Favorite Pasta created by our good friend Dana.
Katie's Favorite Pasta
12-16 oz bowtie pasta
1-2 heads broccoli crowns, steamed or cooked until still firm (we skip the stalks or branches as the kids call them)
2 tbs unsalted butter (optional)
1/2 - 3/4 cup olive oil
2-4 garlic cloves, minced (depending on taste - I usually go with 3 large cloves)
1/4 tsp crushed red pepper flakes
shredded parmesan cheese
dried or fresh parsley (optional)
- cook pasta according to package directions - for al dente
- steam broccoli
- combine olive oil, minced garlic and crushed red pepper flakes
Combine pasta, butter and broccoli in LARGE bowl.
Pour olive oil mixture in bowl and mix thoroughly.
Add parmesan and parsley to taste and mix thoroughly.
Serve warm or cold.
Can add additional parmesan when serving.