Creamy Broccoli Pasta

Easiest, quick, creamy broccoli pasta recipe is what you need on a busy day! Made with just a handful of ingredients, this broccoli pasta is tasty and healthy. Addition of broccoli enhances the taste and even the broccoli hater would love this pasta with broccoli.

This green pasta is simply to die for. I mean, I do love pasta in any form and dish but to see my little one enjoy this pasta without a fuss was just pure bliss. The broccoli pasta sauce is very easy to prepare and ready in minutes. Add vegetables of your choice and pasta of your choice in the broccoli pasta sauce and your broccoli pasta is ready.

This broccoli pasta is an easy weeknight dinner dream come true. It’s health benefits are also many because of the addition of broccoli which is as good as a super food. You will also enjoy my other pasta recipes like my Homemade Rainbow Pasta recipe. Don’t forget to check out my recipe for Pasta in 4 different ways. Here’s a fun pasta recipe for kids, Bow Tie Pasta in Creamy Mushroom Sauce. What’s more creative than a Pasta recipe with a quick 5 minute blender sauce, click on Roasted Red Pepper Pasta Recipe ? Ever tasted gnocchi, here’s the most basic and simple recipe for Potato Gnocchi. Another interesting post is about White Sauce in all it’s form.

For other broccoli recipes, see the links below:

Roasted Broccoli

Broccoli Tikki Recipe

Broccoli Soup Recipe

Easy Broccoli Curry Recipe

Broccoli Fried Rice

Broccoli Paratha

Broccoli Pulao

Creamy Broccoli Pasta

Creamy Broccoli Pasta

Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Keyword broccoli pasta
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Author Nandita

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp Olive Oil or regular oil
  • 1/2 cup Mixed Bell Peppers coarsely chopped
  • 1/4 cup Sweet Corn steamed
  • 1 tsp Garlic finely chopped
  • 1 cup Broccoli florets steamed
  • 1 tbsp Olive oil
  • 1 tbsp Whole Wheat Flour
  • 1 cup Milk boiled
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/2 tsp Black Pepper
  • 1/2 tsp Oregano
  • 1 cup Penne Pasta

Instructions

  1. Boil 3 cups of water in a big pot for cooking pasta.
  2. Add 1 tbsp salt to the boiling water and once water comes to a roaring boil, add dried pasta.

  3. Cook as per package instructions or until pasta is just soft and not mushy. Should take anywhere from 8 minutes to 12 minutes.
  4. Drain the pasta and reserve the pasta water.
  5. Steam broccoli florets and chop them finely or grind them in a mixer grinder to get a nice and smooth texture.
  6. Add olive oil in a deep skillet.
  7. Once the oil is hot, add mixed peppers and saute for a minute.
  8. Then add corn and saute for a minute. Add chopped garlic and mix well.
  9. Now add finely chopped or ground broccoli and mix well.
  10. Now with the help of a ladel or spoon, make some space in the center.
  11. Add 1 tbsp oil In the center and add flour. Cook the flour, till the raw smell from the flour disappears. Now add hot milk and mix everything well.
  12. Once the sauce starts to thicken, add Salt, Pepper and Oregano. Mix well.
  13. Add the boiled pasta now and mix well. Adjust the consistency by using leftover boiled pasta water.

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