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Broccoli pasta recipe

Broccoli pasta recipe

40 ratings

This super simple dish can be prepared in a jiffy and is a winning combination of vitamin-rich broccoli, vibrant spices and fusilli pasta. This broccoli pasta is the perfect comfort food! See method

  • Serves 2
  • 10 mins to prepare and 25 mins to cook
  • 494 calories / serving
  • Vegetarian


  • 1 broccoli head, trimmed and cut into florets
  • 150g fusilli pasta
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • ½ tsp chilli flakes
  • 2 tbsp double cream
  • 1 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 50g feta cheese
If you haven't got fusilli, try using penne or another short pasta

Each serving contains

  • Energy

  • Fat

    20g 29%
  • Saturates

    9g 45%
  • Sugars

    8g 8%
  • Salt

    1g 16%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 64g Protein 18.7g Fibre 8g


  1. Bring a large pan of salted water to a boil and add in the broccoli. Boil for 10 mins before removing with a slotted spoon into a large bowl.
  2. Cook the pasta in the same water according to the packet instructions. While the pasta is cooking, mash the broccoli with a fork or potato masher and then add the garlic, chilli, cream and season well with salt and pepper.
  3. When the pasta is cooked, drain well and mix through the pasta with a tbsp of extra virgin olive oil. Crumble over the feta over the pasta and serve immediately.

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