Recipe by Lisa M.
"Orecchiette pasta is combined with broccoli, toasted pine nuts, and Parmesan cheese, then broiled until crisp and golden. Great comfort food!"
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1 (16 ounce) package
bite-size broccoli florets
white balsamic vinegar
toasted pine nuts
freshly grated Parmesan cheese
This was good. I had reservations because I thought there wouldn't be much flavor. I tried putting in less butter, but ended up going with the whole amount. I used garlic/parsley flavored pasta and followed another reviewer's suggestion of adding a squeeze of lemon at the end. Because I probably used too much pasta, I had to add more chicken broth as well. All in all, this was a great meal as long as you use high quality ingredients. (I also used regular balsamic vinegar, which turned out fine.)
This was not very good. I thought it sounded delicious, but when i actually made it, i was sorely disappointed. It was very bland and didn't have a whole lot of content. I ended up having to add a lot to make it taste good. Also, as a side note - the portions are very large.
This meal made me so happy! I really loved it in its simplicity. I added a squeeze of lemon juice and stayed to the recipe other than that. I do think more broccoli and more pine nuts would improve the ratio. My man thought some crushed red pepper would do well, too. Excellent. I hope you get many positive ratings for this!
Very tasty! We liked it an might try adding sun dried tomatoes next time.
When I found this recipe when I was hunting for something to make with what I had in the cupboard. I also added chicken as well as used regular balsamic. It turned out great! My entire family loved it and we will definitely make it again.
This was a great family meal. I added chicken that I seasoned and sauteed. It was delicious and I make it once a week, and my kids love it, including the broccoli.
I loved this pasta. I used regular balsamic vinegar and shredded parmesan cheese instead. Skipped the "crisping" step but it was delicious!
Awesome recipe. I did not add the broccoli or the pine nuts. I added can chicken, red wine vinegar and a couple pinches of dill weed. Cooked it all in the pot. Just sprinkled Parmesan and put the lid on the casserole and it all steamed together. I didn't even put it in the oven because I couldn't wait to eat it.!Scrumptious! !
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Orecchiette and Broccoli Crisp
Serving Size: 1/4 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 4
Amount Per Serving
** Calories: 797
** Calories from Fat: 329
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