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Broccoli Cacio e Pepe

Rated as 5 out of 5 Stars

"A riff on a simple Italian dish, except made with broccoli instead of pasta."
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40 m servings 208
Original recipe yields 8 servings


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  1. Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C).
  2. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Quarter broccoli heads lengthwise and add to the boiling water; simmer for 3 minutes. Drain.
  3. Melt butter in a medium pot over medium heat. Stir in flour and cook for 1 minute. Whisk in milk. Bring to a simmer; cook until thickened, about 5 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in Parmesan cheese, pepper, and salt.
  4. Transfer drained broccoli to a 9x13-inch baking dish. Pour sauce on top.
  5. Bake in the preheated oven until hot and bubbly, about 15 minutes. Broil until top starts to brown, 2 to 3 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 208 calories; 12 14.8 12.3 34 449 Full nutrition

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This is something I make all the time and when I want to make it into a stand alone meal I add rashers of streaky bacon thinly sliced to the mix before baking usually 3 rashers per head of brocc...

With just a few ingredients, you can have an easy and delicious side dish for any meal with this recipe! I was thinking that this might at least need some onion or garlic (they would both be gre...