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Orecchiette with Sprouting Broccoli and Choy Sum

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: easy recipe, pasta, quick meal, vegetarian
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 4
This delicious 5-Ingredient orecchiette pasta dish is quick and easy to make. A lovely combination of spring greens, traditional Italian pasta and spicy red chili for a healthy vegetarian meal that will blow your taste buds!
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  • 300 gr sprouting broccoli roughly chopped
  • 100 gr choy sum leaves onlly (optional)
  • 300 gr orecchiette pasta
  • 1 - 1/2 tbsp Bertolli with Butter
  • 2 shallots finely minced
  • 1 red chili finely sliced
  • Parmesan cheese to serve (optional)


  • In a large pot of lightly salted boiling water fold in orecchiette and broccoli.
  • Add choy sum leaves, if using, halfway through cooking time.
  • In the meantime, heat a large pan over medium-low heat. Add in Bertolli with Butter and chopped shallot and cook until soften.
  • Drain pasta and vegetables and fold into the pan.
  • Add in red chili and saute' for a couple of minutes.
  • Remove from the heat sprinkle with freshly grated Parmesan cheese and serve immediately.