Linguine with Broccoli and Red Capsicum

Linguine with Broccoli and Red Capsicum


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About this recipe: This simple pasta dish is colourful, healthy and delicious.

Chris Catley

Serves: 6 

  • 1, 500g packet linguine pasta
  • 1 large head broccoli, cut into florets
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 30g (2 tbs) butter
  • 3 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1 large red capsicum, seeded and thinly sliced
  • grated Parmesan cheese to serve

Prep:5min  ›  Cook:15min  ›  Ready in:20min 

  1. Bring a large saucepan of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente. Drain and keep warm.
  2. Steam broccoli with 2 tablespoons water in microwave for 6 to 7 minutes.
  3. In a large frying pan, heat olive oil and butter over low heat. Stir in garlic (more or less to suit your taste) and red capsicum. Fry gently until capsicum softens.
  4. Drain broccoli and add to frying pan.
  5. Toss the pasta gently with the vegetable mixture until heated through. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.

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