Lemon Broccoli Pasta


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Lemon Broccoli Pasta is your new favorite 20-minute dinner recipe. Packed with fresh broccoli, garlic, lemon, and parmesan cheese, this healthy pasta dish is bursting with fresh and savory flavors. Serve it alongside your favorite side salad and enjoy!
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Lemon Broccoli Pasta
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What you need:

  • 8 oz. penne pasta (regular or whole wheat)
  • 4 cups fresh broccoli florets
  • 1 tbsp. butter
  • 1 tbsp. olive oil
  • 4 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 lemon (juice and zest)
  • 1 tsp Italian seasoning
  • 1/3 cup Parmesan
  • Salt and fresh pepper
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Step 1 Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add the pasta. During the last 3 minutes of cooking, add the broccoli. Drain and set aside. Reserve 1 cup of cooking liquid.
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Step 2 Meanwhile, heat the olive oil and butter over medium heat. Add the garlic, lemon juice, lemon zest, and Italian seasoning. Cook for 1 minute until fragrant. Stir in pasta, broccoli, and Parmesan cheese. Add the pasta water a few tablespoons at a time, stirring until a thin sauce forms. The pasta should have a light shine. Season well with salt and freshly cracked pepper. Serve with extra fresh lemon juice, Parmesan, and fresh herbs if desired.
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We hope you enjoy this delicious Lemon Broccoli Pasta recipe.
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