Broccoli Spaghetti with Garlic, Chilli and Almonds recipe

Preparation Time: 20 minutes | Cooking Time: 10 minutes

In this recipe, spaghetti and broccoli are tossed with olive oil, garlic, chillies, lemon and flaked almonds to create a flavoursome dish that can be whipped up in just half an hour.


  • 250g spaghetti
  • 300g thin-stemmed broccoli
  • 2 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 red chilli
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • 25g toasted flaked almonds
  • Small handful grated parmesan cheese


  1. Thinly slice the broccoli. Slice the chilli in half lengthways. Scoop out the seeds then thinly slice the flesh. Thinly slice the garlic cloves.

  2. Bbring a pot of salted water to the boil. Add the spaghetti and cook according to packet instructions. Drop in the broccoli for the last 3-4 minutes. Drain.

  3. Meanwhile, heat oil in a large frying pan. Add the garlic and chilli and cook for 2-3 minutes or until fragrant. Add the spaghetti and broccoli to the pan, then add the lemon zest and almonds and toss to combine. Top with parmesan.

If you don't have any fresh chilli, use dried red chilli flakes instead. Recipe serves 2.

Recipe Details:

  • Author: Laura Young.
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