1 head broccoli, florets and stalks cut into 1/2-inch pieces and steamed
1/2 cup (2 ounces) pine nuts, toasted
8 ounces Brie (with rind), cut into 1-inch pieces
Kosher salt and pepper
How to Make It
Cook the pasta according to the package directions. Drain and return the pasta to the pot. Add the steamed broccoli, pine nuts, Brie, 3/4 teaspoon salt, and 1/2 teaspoon pepper. Stir until the cheese melts. Divide among individual bowls.
Tip: The Brie's rind adds a rich, earthy flavor to the pasta, but you can omit it if you prefer. You can also try fontina or Taleggio instead of Brie.
This was disappointing to us b/c the flavor was so mild. I love the idea of it, though, & it was so easy. We like strong flavors, so will try it again with a stronger cheese. Definitely worth tinkering with.
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