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Pasta 97

A simple and easy pasta dish that is a bit of a break from traditional pasta and is perfect any time of day as well as any time of year.
Prep Time 8 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Servings 2
Author Chef Christopher


  • 2 cups Bowtie pasta
  • 1/2 cup Kalamata olives chopped,
  • 1/2 cup broccoli florettes washed,
  • 1/2 cup sun-dried tomatoes sliced,
  • 5 cloves of garlic peeled and sliced or chopped,
  • 1 tsp chili flakes optional,
  • 2 tbsp shaved Parmesan cheese
  • Salt and Pepper to taste,
  • 2 tbsp Olive Oil for cooking,
  • 1 tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil for seasoning and serving


  1. Cook pasta in large pot of boiling, salted water,
  2. In a skillet on medium heat, add oil,
  3. Add garlic, followed by sun-dried tomatoes and olives and saute on medium heat so as not to burn garlic,
  4. Once pasta is cooked, add broccoli and cook so that it turns bright green,
  5. Add pasta from pot to pan by using a slotted spoon (you want a small amount of the pasta water),
  6. Toss all ingredients together; add a sprinkle of cheese and a drizzle of extra virgin olive oil,
  7. Serve pasta immediately and enjoy!