Viral Rigatoni & Broccoli Pasta

Viral Rigatoni & Broccoli Pasta

This trending pasta dish is quick, easy, and healthy! Dress your pasta with a festive green broccoli sauce and dive in.


 5 cloves garlic, chopped
 1 cup pasta water
 1 tsp salt
 ½ tsp crushed red pepper flakes
 ½ lemon, juiced
 1 cup water
a handful of  broccoli florets
Garnish with:
 Fresh basil


1. To a cold pot add extra virgin olive oil, anchovies, and garlic. Sauté over medium-low heat until anchovies almost disappear, then add 1 cup water and broccoli florets.
2. Place the lid on the pot and steam the broccoli.
3. Meanwhile, cook pasta according to package directions.
4. Once broccoli is steamed and very soft, mash the contents of the pot together (use a food processor if you don’t have a masher).
5. Add lemon, salt, grated Parmigiano Reggiano, and pasta water.
6. Add the cooked, al dente pasta to the broccoli sauce. Serve immediately and top with more grated cheese.

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