July 31, 2017
"A very tasty and super easy pasta dish. I tend to like to add a bit of pepper instead of the chili flakes. chicken is also a nice addition."
- Serving Size: 1 (445.5 g)
- Calories 713.1
- Total Fat - 31.3 g
- Saturated Fat - 9.2 g
- Cholesterol - 7.9 mg
- Sodium - 3966.9 mg
- Total Carbohydrate - 93.7 g
- Dietary Fiber - 15.9 g
- Sugars - 7 g
- Protein - 19.9 g
- Calcium - 386.3 mg
- Iron - 4.3 mg
- Vitamin C - 271.6 mg
- Thiamin - 0.5 mg
Bring a large pot of water to a boil.
Meanwhile, separate broccoli florets from the stalks
Add the broccoli to the boiling water and cook until tender but still bright green, about 5 minutes.
Remove broccoli with slotted spoon.
Add pasta and cook to desired doneness, 8-12 minutes.
Drain reserving 1 cup of the pasta water.
In a small skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat and add garlic and hot pepper flakes.
Saute until garlic is fragrant, about 1 minute.
Add drained broccoli.
Mix in ricotta cheese and pasta, until sauce is creamy.
If sauce is too dry, add as much pasta water as desired to get a creamy consistency.
Tips & Variations
No special items needed.