Legacy of Passion

Broccoli Pesto Spaghetti

A great alternative to traditional pesto. Andy Boy Broccoli is a natural in this Ligurian specialty.


1 package (16 oz.) spaghetti
2 C Andy Boy broccoli, cooked and chopped
1 C chicken broth
1/4 C grated Parmesan cheese
2 T olive oil
1 small garlic clove
1/4 t salt
1/3 C toasted pine nuts
Coarsely ground black pepper


  1. In a saucepan, prepare pasta in boiling salted water.
  2. In a food processor, with knife blade attached, blend Andy Boy cooked broccoli, chicken broth, Parmesan, olive oil, garlic and salt until smooth, stopping processor occasionally to scrape down side.
  3. Drain pasta and toss with broccoli pesto.
  4. To serve, sprinkle with toasted pine nuts, coarsely ground black pepper and grated Parmesan cheese.

Serves 4