This Easy Broccoli Lemon Pasta Salad Recipe is a delicious, mayo-free salad to serve with your favorite meats at your next picnic or barbecue.
I’ve been a broccoli fan all of my life. Although, how could you not love broccoli when it was covered in the cheesiest of cheese sauces or amazing melted butter? Of course, I liked it! It was the best (kinda still is) and that’s how I had it most of the time.
But someone, a few years back when I was trying to eat healthier, told me to try drizzling lemon juice on my steamed broccoli. She said, “trust me, it’s delicious!”. And so I did and I’ve now been eating my broccoli this way ever since.
This Broccoli Lemon Pasta Salad recipe is very similar to having a side of steamed broccoli with lemon juice but, even maybe even better. Because there is pasta. And parmesan cheese.
Broccoli Lemon Pasta Salad is very easy to make — just a toss together cooked & cooled rotini pasta, freshly steamed broccoli florets, lemon slices and lemon juice, olive oil, red wine vinegar, and parmesan cheese. Season it up with some salt and pepper. Refrigerate for a bit and it’s ready to serve and enjoy.
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This salad makes a delicious side dish for just about any meal, but especially when paired with your favorite meats – such as chicken, beef, or pork. It’s especially great if you want a mayo-free salad for your next picnic or barbecue.
Broccoli Lemon Pasta Salad Recipe
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