Wholewheat Vegan Spaghetti Recipe with Broccoli, Chilli and Lemon

Wholewheat spaghetti with long-stemmed broccoli, chilli and lemon

  • serves 2
  • Easy

This vegan recipe for wholewheat spaghetti with long-stemmed broccoli, chilli and lemon is quick and easy to make, plus, it's pasta for under 500 calories - yes please


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  • wholewheat spaghetti 150g
  • long-stemmed broccoli 300g, roughly chopped
  • olive oil
  • garlic 2 cloves, very thinly sliced
  • chilli flakes a large pinch
  • lemon 1, zested and juiced


  • Step 1

    Cook the spaghetti, adding the broccoli to the pan for the last 2 minutes, then drain, keeping a cupful of the pasta water.

  • Step 2

    Meanwhile, heat 2 tbsp olive oil in a large frying pan, and cook the garlic very gently for 2-3 minutes. Stir in the chilli and cook for a minute.

  • Step 3

    Tip in the pasta, broccoli, lemon zest and juice and some seasoning. Add 2-3 tbsp pasta cooking water and toss  everything together. Divide between warm bowls.

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Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 498
  • Fat 28.3g
  • Saturates 13.5g
  • Carbs 32.4g
  • Fibre 8.2g
  • Protein 24.5g
  • Salt 1.5g