96 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 47
  • 4 star values: 30
  • 3 star values: 11
  • 2 star values: 4
  • 1 star values: 4

Pasta tossed with a garlic & lemon sauce. So simple, yet so delicious.

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Ingredients

4
Original recipe yields 4 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified

Directions

  • Warm olive oil in a small frying pan over low heat. Slowly cook garlic in oil until golden, about 2 to 3 minutes. Be very careful not to burn garlic. Stir in lemon juice, and season with salt and pepper.

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  • Meanwhile, cook pasta in a large pot of boiling salted water. About 5 minutes before pasta is done, drop broccoli into the pasta water. Continue to cook until pasta is cooked and broccoli is crisp-tender. Drain.

  • Toss pasta, broccoli, and lemon sauce in a large bowl. Sprinkle with grated Parmesan cheese.

Nutrition Facts

380 calories; 17 g total fat; 4 mg cholesterol; 395 mg sodium. 47.7 g carbohydrates; 11.7 g protein; Full Nutrition


Reviews (79)

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Most helpful positive review

Rating: 5 stars
08/13/2010
Great side dish! I love broccoli and pasta and so does my husband and this was no exception. This was very light with a nice garlic flavor and a hint of lemon. I used penne pasta and instead of heating the garlic and lemon juice in olive oil I used minced garlic from the jar and whisked the "dressing" in a small bowl. I added a bit more lemon juice and some lemon zest. Once the broccoli and pasta were done I tossed everything together and used a combination of parmesan and romano cheeses. This was a perfect light side dish to accompany "Apple Cider Chicken Marinade" from this site. Note: If you want to add a little kick to this dish sprinkle a bit of crushed red pepper flakes on top! Read More
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Most helpful critical review

Rating: 1 stars
09/17/2009
Is this the correct picture for this recipe?? Mine didn't look anything like this... Read More
(9)
96 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 47
  • 4 star values: 30
  • 3 star values: 11
  • 2 star values: 4
  • 1 star values: 4
Rating: 5 stars
08/13/2010
Great side dish! I love broccoli and pasta and so does my husband and this was no exception. This was very light with a nice garlic flavor and a hint of lemon. I used penne pasta and instead of heating the garlic and lemon juice in olive oil I used minced garlic from the jar and whisked the "dressing" in a small bowl. I added a bit more lemon juice and some lemon zest. Once the broccoli and pasta were done I tossed everything together and used a combination of parmesan and romano cheeses. This was a perfect light side dish to accompany "Apple Cider Chicken Marinade" from this site. Note: If you want to add a little kick to this dish sprinkle a bit of crushed red pepper flakes on top! Read More
(62)
Rating: 5 stars
05/07/2009
Light and awesome for summer! I substituted snow pea pods for part of the broccoli as my family isn't big on a lot of broccoli. I think this time I might add some chicken to make it an entire meal! Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
04/23/2010
Great recipe. My family loves it. Easy recipe to vary. I make it a little different every time. Have added red pepper flakes used whole wheat pasta & low fat parm & even grilled chicken substituted lime for lemon and added extra spices (thyme oregano basil) or leave as is. You really can't go wrong w/this recipe Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
04/25/2010
Does anyone have a photo? The one posted here is incorrect. Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
05/15/2009
This was very good! My family ate it all up. I added chicken to it like the other reviewer. With the addition of the chicken I think it could use a little more lemon juice next time. Read More
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Rating: 1 stars
09/17/2009
Is this the correct picture for this recipe?? Mine didn't look anything like this... Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
06/24/2011
Ive been making this for years but I always use 1/2 oil and half butter. Its fantastic! Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
05/08/2009
This was really good. I added chicken and green onions. My whole family gobbled it up! Read More
(6)
Rating: 4 stars
09/08/2009
I added grilled marinaded chicken strips another garlic clove and crushed red pepper - it was great! Next I want to try it with grilled shrimp. Read More
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