Less is more in this quick and easy weeknight dinner. Our favorite broccoli pasta recipe calls for just five main ingredients (penne, broccoli, garlic, lemon, and Parmesan) and as it only uses one pot, there's minimal cleanup. It's a dish you'll make on the regular.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
10 mins
total:
25 mins
Yield:
Serves 4 to 6
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add penne and cook 5 minutes. Add broccoli and cook until pasta is just under al dente and broccoli is crisp-tender and bright green, 3 to 4 minutes more. Drain, then add pasta and broccoli back to pot.

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  • Toss with garlic, oil, lemon zest and juice, and cheese. Serve, topped with more cheese.

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