• 1 head broccoli, chopped
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 (8 ounce) package spaghettini
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • freshly ground black pepper to taste


Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Stir in broccoli and salt and cook until just tender. Break up spaghettini and stir into the pot. Cook 8 to 10 minutes more, until pasta is al dente. Serve in bowls topped with a tablespoon of olive and some freshly ground pepper.