5 from 1 vote
Vegan Garlicky Pasta with Broccoli Rabe - HolyCowVegan.net
Vegan Garlicky Pasta with Broccoli Rabe
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
30 mins

A quick, easy, five-ingredient dish that's perfect for weeknight dinners: Vegan Garlicky Pasta with Broccoli Rabe. The dish comes together in 30 minutes and is vegan, soy-free, and nut-free. It can be made with gluten-free pasta.

Course: Main/Pasta
Cuisine: Italian fusion, nut-free, Soy-free, Vegan
Servings: 8 serving
Calories: 277 kcal
Author: Vaishali
  • 1 16-oz package of spaghetti or any other pasta
  • 1 large bunch broccoli rabe
  • 6 large cloves garlic, smashed and thinly sliced
  • 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tsp red pepper flakes
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • 1/4 cup parsley, chopped (optional)
  1. Bring a large pot of salted water to boil. Add the broccoli rabe and cook for two minutes. Remove the broccoli rabe to a chopping board, chop, and set aside. Cook the pasta in the same water according to package directions until al dente.

  2. Heat the oil in a large saucepan. Add the garlic and saute until it starts to turn light gold.

  3. Add the red pepper flakes, the broccoli rabe, and salt and black pepper to taste. Stir-fry for 4-5 minutes.

  4. Add the pasta with a cup of the pasta cooking water. Add the parsley, stir well to mix, check seasoning, and turn off the heat.

  5. Serve warm or at room temperature.

Recipe Notes
Nutrition Facts
Vegan Garlicky Pasta with Broccoli Rabe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 277 Calories from Fat 32
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3.6g 6%
Potassium 563mg 16%
Total Carbohydrates 49.3g 16%
Dietary Fiber 7.6g 30%
Sugars 2.4g
Protein 14.3g 29%
Calcium 19%
Iron 36%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.