- 350g spaghetti
- 250g broccoli, cut into small florets
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- 2 shallots, finely chopped
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- 85g pitted green olive, halved
- 2 tbsp caper, drained
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- 198g can tuna in oil
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- zest and juice 1 lemon
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- 1 tbsp olive oil, plus extra for drizzling
Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…
Boil the spaghetti in salted water for 6 mins. Add the broccoli and boil for 4 mins more or until both are just tender.
Meanwhile, mix the shallots, olives, capers, tuna and lemon zest and juice in a roomy serving bowl. Drain the pasta and broccoli, add to the bowl and toss really well with the olive oil and lots of black pepper. Serve with a little extra olive oil drizzled over.