- 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
- 3 garlic cloves, minced
- fresh ground black pepper
- 1 tsp. salt
- 1/2 tsp red pepper flakes (or to taste)
- 1lb. pasta
- 1 broccoli floret
- 2 tomatoes, diced
- parmesan cheese, for sprinkling
In a saute pan, heat the olive oil with garlic, salt, black pepper and red pepper flakes. Remove from heat after about 8-10 minutes, once the garlic is golden. Set aside.
Boil water for the pasta. Add the broccoli to the boiling water two-three minutes before the pasta. Drain pasta and broccoli. Toss with tomatoes & oil in a large bowl. Sprinkle with parmesan cheese and serve.