This incredibly easy pasta salad recipe will get you hooked.

Tip in some fresh herbs like parsley and basil for some added flavour, or a dollop of cream for some indulgence.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup broccoli, cut into small pieces

    6-7 babycorns, diced into big chunks

    1 Tbsp olive oil

    1 tsp chopped garlic

    Salt and pepper to taste

    2 cups penne, multi-flavoured (spinach, beetroot)

    ¼ cup Parmesan shavings

Method

1. Blanch the broccoli in a pan of hot water for 7-8 minutes, and drain well.

2. Boil the penne until al dante. Run under cold water and drain well.

3. Heat olive oil in a pan, add garlic and saute for 1-2 minutes. Add the babycorn and saute until slightly brown.

4. Add the broccoli and toss well for 1-2 minutes. Add seasoning and remove from the flame.

5. Toss in the pasta, and finish with a shaving of Parmesan on top.

Key Ingredients: penne, broccoli, babycorn, olive oil, parmesan