- Broccoli

- Whole wheat or white pasta

- Breadcrumbs

- Garlic

- Chilli flakes

- Olive oil or extra virgin olive oil

- Lemon (optional)

- Salt


Cook pasta and broccoli in the same pot of boiling salty water

Drain and reserve 1/2 cup the cooking water

In a large skillet toast the breadcrumbs and set aside

In the same skillet saute’ garlic and chili flakes until fragrant

Add pasta, broccoli and some cooking water to the pan and toss well to coat

Taste and adjust seasoning

Serve with toasted breadcrumbs and more chili flakes

Finish with freshly squeezed lemon juice (optional)