Pasta with Broccoli Pesto |

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4 September 2013



Pasta with Broccoli Pesto


Bunch of broccoli, cut into inch pieces
300g fusilli pasta
5tsp olive oil
15g parmesan, grated
Salt and pepper
1tsp lemon zest, grated
½ garlic clove


  • In a large pot, cook broccoli until tender for 4 minutes (Salted water).
  • Transfer broccoli to a food processor. Set aside.
  • Boil the same water and cook pasta until firm. Keep 2 cups pasta water. Set aside.
  • In food processor, add parmesan, oil, lemon zest and juice, garlic and parsley. Puree for 2 minutes.
  • Transfer pesto to pot with pasta. Make a delicious and creamy sauce by adding pasta water. Stir well with beans and heat over medium. Season the pasta with salt and pepper.
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