Homemade Cavatelli with Broccoli

 Homemade Cavatelli with Broccoli, another great example of Cucina Povera.

Homemade Cavatelli with Broccoli


For 4 Person(s)


  • 1 pound homemade cavatelli
  • 2 pounds broccoli
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • peperoncino
  • extra virgin olive oil


  1. Bring a large pot of salted water to boil.
  2. Add the broccoli and let them boil for about 10 mins.
  3. Add the Cavatelli to the water and cook them until they are al dente.
  4. Drain the pasta and broccoli but leave 2  cups of water in them.
  5. In a saute pan, add 6 Tbs of EV olive oil and make it hot.  Add the garlic and the peperoncino. Once the garlic turns golden, pour the oil and the garlic over the Cavatelli. Mix and serve.



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