British Purple Sprouting Broccoli is currently in season and full of fresh vitamins and nutrients to help you get your 5 a day.
A great recipe to feed a couple, this recipe is quick and easy for when you want something delicious on the table in no time at all. Using in season Purple Sprouting Broccoli available from our Greengrocers.
Ready in 25 minutes
200g Pasta, any shape or style
150g Becketts Greengrocers Purple Sprouting Broccoli, cut into pieces
2 tbsp Extra-Virgin Olive Oil
2 Garlic Cloves, sliced
1/2 tsp Fennel Seeds (optional)
1/2 tsp Crushed Red Chillies
2 Pork Sausages, skins removed and meat broken into pieces
Parmesan shavings, to serve
1. Bring a large pan of water to the boil and cook the pasta until nearly al dente. Throw in the broccoli and cook for 2 mins more. Drain, saving 1-2 tbsp of the water for later.
2. Heat the oil in a large frying pan and add the garlic, fennel seeds, if using, and chillies. When they start to colour a bit, add the sausage and cook until golden and cooked through. Tip in the pasta and broccoli with the reserved water and toss. Serve hot with the Parmesan shavings.
Top Top: Why not try a speciality sausage from our Butchers counter, like a Pork and Tomato or Pork and Leek?