Broccoli sauce with shells
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Last updated 6/12/2012 1:10:42 AM. Recipe ID 38022. Report a problem with this recipe.
Title: Broccoli sauce with shells
Categories: Vegetables, Pasta and r
Yield: 1 Servings
1 Head garlic
2 ts Oil; Canola or Olive
1 Head broccoli
1 1/2 lb Pasta shells
1 1/2 ts Salt
1/2 ts Black pepper
Grated parmesan cheese
Water; for steaming
Preheat oven to 350F. Peel all the garlic and arrange in one layer in
a small oven-proof dish. Coat with oil and bake 40 minutes until the
garlic is golden brown. Shortcut: toss the garlic in oil in a small
non-stick frying pan and cook covered over low heat until golden
Separate broccoli stems from florets. Peel stems and steam for 10
minutes. Add florets to the steamer and cook 5 minutes. Reserve the
water from the steamer.
Put everything except the shells in a food processor with 1/2 to 1
cup of steamer water (or use 50% dry white wine) and blend to a
sauce. Pour over cooked shells. (I use much less salt.)
Shell pasta is nice for this dish because they hold the sauce.
Add fresh basil for a pesto effect. Next I am going to try this with
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