Lemon Pasta with Broccoli

23 May

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Trader Joe has this great lemon pasta. Go and buy some.

4 cloves of minced garlic

1/4 cup olive oil

1/2 stick butter

One pound of pasta

4 cups broccoli  flowerets

1/2 lemon with the zest

parmesan cheese

Melt the oil and butter

Saute the garlic till light brown

Add the lemon zest and the juice of 1/2 a lemon

Set aside

Boil a pot of water with a tablespoon of salt

Add the pasta and stir

Add the broccoli with the pasta

Cook about 4 minutes till the pasta is cooked.

Strain the water out and save one cup of pasta water

Pour the pasta into the oil mixture and slowly add the pasta water if needed.

Do not add all of it if the pasta is moist.

The pasta should not be dry.

Serve with grated cheese

This is great meal for a lot of people

It goes well with grilled chicken or pork.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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2 Responses to “Lemon Pasta with Broccoli”

  1. cydia June 14, 2014 at 12:19 am #

    Superb info. Cheers!

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