Pasta, Broccoli Pesto




Cook pasta according to instructions on package.

Roast broccoli florets in 350 degree oven for 4 minutes. Set aside.

Combine broccoli, walnuts, garlic, lemon, parmesan together and pulse in food processor. Slowly add olive oil until well blended.

In 8 qt stock pot, toss pesto in hot pasta. Add shredded parmesan, pine nuts and season with salt and pepper.

Recipe courtesy of Chef Camille Renk of Camille’s Kitchen.

Cooking decreases the glucoraphanin content of Beneforte broccoli as it does for all broccoli. The best way to get the health benefits from any broccoli is to eat it raw or lightly steamed.