Wholewheat Pasta Recipe with Broccoli and Chilli

Broccoli, chilli and lemon wholewheat pasta

  • serves 2
  • Easy

Healthy vegetarian pasta for two. Using wholewheat pasta adds fibre without affecting the taste. Broccoli, chilli and lemon make the easiest homemade pasta sauce for a quick dinner



  • wholewheat spaghetti 150g
  • long stem broccoli 300g, roughly chopped
  • oil
  • shallot 1, sliced
  • chilli flakes a large pinch plus more to serve
  • garlic 1 clove, crushed
  • lemon 1, zested and half juiced


  • Step 1

    Cook the spaghetti, adding the broccoli to the pan for the last 3 minutes, then drain. Meanwhile, heat 1 tsp oil in a large frying pan, and fry the shallot, chilli flakes and garlic gently. Add the drained pasta and broccoli to the pan, and mix in the lemon zest, the juice and season well. Divide between pasta bowls and serve.

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Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 311
  • Fat 4.6g
  • Carbs 46.8g
  • Fibre 11.7g
  • Protein 14.6g
  • Salt 0.2g