Broccoli Fuzzili with Blue Cheese

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10Ingredients
350Calories
50Minutes

Romanesco broccoli adds a fun texture element to this recipe for Broccoli Fuzzili with Blue Cheese. Otherwise known as Roman cauliflower, Romanesco broccoli has a very distinct look and is similar in flavor to a cross between broccoli and cauliflower. Sauteed alongside fuzzili pasta in a creamy herb and blue cheese sauce, the Romanesco broccoli becomes tender and flavorful. This recipe is vegetarian friendly. Use a gluten free pasta if you have a gluten intolerance or sensitivity.

Ingredients

  • 6 servings
  • 300 grams pasta (fuzzili)
  • 1 broccoli (Romanesque)
  • 5 centimeters fresh ginger
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 150 grams blue cheese (bleu d'Auvergne)
  • olive oil (to taste)
  • salt
  • fresh thyme
  • pepper (grinder)

Directions

  1. Fill a large saucepan with water, add a drizzle of olive oil, 3 sprigs of thyme, and bring to a boil.
  2. Add the pasta and, 5 minutes later, the washed and cut broccoli.
  3. When the pasta is cooked to al dente, remove from heat.
  4. Remove the thyme stems and drain, but save some of the cooking water.
  5. Preheat oven to 200 degrees Celsius.
  6. In a wok, heat a little olive oil, and saute the garlic cloves lightly.
  7. Add the broccoli, pasta, a few cheese cubes, and saute, stirring slowly (if mixture gets too dry, add a little of the cooking water.
  8. The cheese will melt, and make a delicious sauce.
  9. After everything is well mixed, remove from heat, and put the mixture in an ovenproof container.
  10. Sprinkle the remaining blue cheese on top, and brown in the oven for 15 minutes.
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NutritionView more

350Calories
Sodium22%DV520mg
Fat18%DV12g
Protein29%DV15g
Carbs16%DV47g
Fiber20%DV5g

PER SERVING *

Calories350Calories from Fat110
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat12g18%
Saturated Fat5g25%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol20mg7%
Sodium520mg22%
Potassium530mg15%
Protein15g29%
Calories from Fat110
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate47g16%
Dietary Fiber5g20%
Sugars4g8%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Reviews(1)

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Fernanda H. 5 Jul 2015
This pasta dish really hits the spot. It also helps to get things like broccoli and a new type of cheese onto the family table. The sharpness of the spices were a little bold for my children so I halved them.