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In which broccoli becomes a light, silky pasta sauce

Rigatoni with Roman Broccoli Sauce

35 minutes

Romans use the leaves that grow around heads of broccoli to make a flavorful sauce for pasta. In the U.S., most of the leaves are stripped off before broccoli is sold. Our recipe instead uses the stems, which are equally flavorful and produce a silky sauce. Baby spinach retains the color of the original recipe.

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