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Tomato and Broccoli Pasta

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Servings 4

Ingredients

  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 500 g broccoli
  • 500 g cherry tomatoes
  • pinch dried chilli flakes
  • Salt
  • Ground Black Pepper
  • 500 g spaghetti

Instructions

  • Prepare your cherry tomatoes by quartering them and your broccoli by chopping into bite size florets. Thinly slice the garlic.
  • Boil the water for your pasta as you prepare your vegetables
  • Heat the olive oil and gently fry the garlic, being careful not to burn it
  • Add the chilli flakes and tomatoes and continue to cook gently
  • Cook the pasta according to the packet in boiling salted water
  • For the last 5 minutes add the broccoli to the pasta water to cook. You could also steam the broccoli in a steamer at the top of the pasta saucepan.
  • Season the pasta sauce with salt and black pepper
  • In a serving bowl, combine the pasta, broccoli and sauce. Add some of the pasta water to thicken the sauce and give it a lovely sheen
  • Serve immediately.