Spicy Broccoli Pasta with A Lemon Breadcrumb Flavor Bomb
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This spicy broccoli pasta is heavy on the vegetables and light on the pasta making it a low caloric meal.
Serves: 2
Broccoli Pasta
  • 2½ pounds broccoli, cut into bite-sized florets
  • 1-2 teaspoons of olive oil (omit if you are oil free)
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds (optional)
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 6 ounces or tube shaped pasta
Flavor Bomb
  • ⅓ cup breadcrumbs (Panko are gluten-free)
  • ¼ cup nutritional yeast
  • Zest from one lemon (grated)
  • ½ teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • Lemon wedges for serving (optional)
  1. Heat oven to 425 egress. Toss the broccoli with the oil (if using), salt, pepper and cumin seeds. Place on a rimmed backing she and roast until tender and browned at the edges, approximately 15-20 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile bring a large pot of water to a boil Cook pasta according to package instructions and drain.
  3. In a small bowl stir together the breadcrumbs, nutritional yeast, lemon zest, red pepper flakes, salt and ground black pepper.
  4. Toss cooked pasta with broccoli. Sprinkle generously with the flavor bomb. Taste for seasoning.
  5. Optional: Drizzle with a little olive oil and place under the broiler until topping is golden, 2 to 3 minutes. Serve with lemon wedges for squeezing.
Recipe by Ordinary Vegan at https://ordinaryvegan.net/spicy-broccoli/