- Garlic Oil & Broccolini Pasta
Garlic Oil & Broccolini Pasta
Meal Tags: Dinner
Dietary Tags: Egg-free, Nut-free
- 1 lb rotini pasta
- 1/4 cup olive oil
- 4 garlic cloves, lightly smashed
- 1 tsp red pepper flakes
- 1/2 lb broccolini
- 1/3 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
- Salt and freshly ground black pepper
Cook the pasta according to the package instructions. Reserve 1 cup of the pasta water before draining the pasta.
In a large skillet, heat the oil over medium-high heat. Add the garlic and red pepper flakes and cook, stirring occasionally, until they are fragrant and begin to brown, about 1 to 2 minutes. Remove the garlic from the oil. Add the broccolini and cook, stirring, until it is bright green, about 2 to 3 minutes. Add the cooked rotini and the reserved pasta water. Cook, stirring, until the broccolini is tender-crisp, about 2 minutes. Stir in the Parmesan cheese and season with salt and pepepr to taste.
Serve immediately or store in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.