Linguine with purple sprouting broccoli, sesame and chilli

Linguine with purple sprouting broccoli, sesame and chilli

  • serves 2
  • A little effort

This simple pasta dish is a great way to eat purple sprouting broccoli and is full of fresh zingy flavours of chilli and lemon to pick you up midweek.


Try this recipe for linguine with purple sprouting broccoli, then check out our purple sprouting broccoli in oyster sauce and more purple sprouting broccoli recipes.



  • linguine 200g
  • olive oil
  • purple sprouting broccoli 150g, trimmed and halved lengthways
  • red bird’s eye chilli 2, cut in half
  • garlic 2 cloves, thinly sliced
  • sesame seeds 1 tbsp
  • parsley a large handful, chopped
  • lemon 1, juiced


  • Step 1

    Cook the linguine following the packet instructions. Meanwhile, heat a little oil in a frying pan and add the purple sprouting broccoli, cook for 4 minutes then add the chilli and garlic. Fry everything together, stirring so that nothing sticks and burns, until the broccoli is cooked through. Stir in the sesame seeds and brown them briefly. Add the parsley and lemon juice and toss through the linguine with plenty of seasoning.

Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 469
  • Fat 11.7g
  • Saturates 1.6g
  • Carbs 79.2g
  • Protein 16.7g