Pasta with Broccoli

Vegan Mofo Day 23:

This is a very simple pasta dish that comes together in no time if you have cooked pasta on hand. I had some leftover Brown rice penne pasta in the fridge along with a bunch of broccoli that needed to be used up. Having stuck in traffic and coming home late from work, I was in no mood to cook anything elaborate, so this simple and quick pasta came about.

Pasta with Broccoli
Vegan Mofo Day 23: This is a very simple pasta dish that comes together in no time if you have cooked pasta on hand. I had some leftover Brown rice penne pasta in the fridge along with a bunch of broccoli that needed to be used up. Having stuck in traffic and coming home late from work, I was in no ...

Pasta with Broccoli

Summary

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  • Coursenoodles & pasta
  • Cuisineamerican
  • Yield4 servings 4 serving
  • Cooking Time30 minutesPT0H30M
  • Preparation Time10 minutesPT0H10M
  • Total Time40 minutesPT0H40M

Ingredients

Penne Pasta - cooked according to packages directions (I used Brown Rice Pasta from Trader Joe's)
8 oz.
Broccoli florets - chopped
2-3 cups
Onion - medium, thinly sliced
1
Garlic - coarsely chopped
3 cloves
Red chili flakes
1/2tsp
Salt & Pepper
to taste

Steps

  1. Heat 2tbsp olive oil in a sauté pan on medium high flame. Add the red chili flakes and once they sizzle, add onions and garlic and sauté until onions turn translucent, about 3 minutes.
  2. Next add the broccoli and little salt; cook on medium high flame until broccoli starts to brown around the edges.
  3. Lower the heat, cover and cook for another 3-5 minutes, until broccoli is tender, but still bright green.
  4. Season with salt & pepper; add cooked pasta and mix well. Serve hot.
Pasta with Broccoli
Pasta with Broccoli
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