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Pasta and Broccoli Salad


  • 1 cup penne, fusilli or ziti
  • 2 cups broccoli florets
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan
  • Lemon
  • Salt and pepper


Put a large pot of salted water on high heat. If youre using dried pasta, check the pasta box to verify the cooking time - its usually around 13 minutes. Once the water is boiling, put your pasta in and cook for 7 minutes. Add your broccoli florets and cook for another 5 minutes. (The broccoli should cook until tender - if your pastas cooking time is different, modify these times accordingly.) Drain and rinse under cold water to stop the pasta from cooking. Combine your pasta, broccoli, cheese, salt, pepper, and olive oil. Toss. Squeeze some lemon over your pasta before eating if you want!

Martha Stewart!