Broccoli With Fusilli and Red Pepper Beneforté January 30, 2013 0 Comments Related Stories Eating right challenges athletes Broccoli With Fusilli and Red PepperServes 6 to 8. Recipe is from Beneforté.11/2 cups broccoli florets3 tsps. salt, divided1/2 lb. fusilli pasta4 tbls. extra virgin olive oil1 red bell pepper, seeded and sliced into long thin strips1/2 tsp. garlic powder1 lemon zest1⁄8 tsp. red pepper flakes1/2 tsp. freshly ground black pepper21/2 tbls. freshly squeezed lemon juiceFreshly grated Parmesan (optional)1. Cook broccoli for 3 minutes in a large pot of boiling water with 1 teaspoon salt. Remove from water with slotted spoon. Place in large bowl and set aside.2. In same water, cook pasta according to package directions, about 10 minutes. Drain well and add to broccoli.3. While pasta is cooking, in small sauté pan, heat oil and cook sliced red pepper, garlic and lemon zest over medium-low heat for 3 minutes.4. Off heat, add 2 teaspoons salt, red pepper flakes, pepper and lemon juice. Mix and pour this over broccoli and pasta. Toss well.5. Season to taste, sprinkle with cheese (if using), and serve.