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