Cheese and Broccoli Tagliatelle


400g tagliatelle

200g cream cheese

100ml milk

A few tablespoons of tagliatelle water

One head of broccoli

Grated cheddar for the top (optional)


  1. Bring a large pan of water to the boil and add the tagliatelle
  2. Cut the broccoli into individual florets and place to one side.
  3. Cook the tagliatelle for 8 minutes then add the broccoli. Cook for another 3-5 minutes, checking the tagliatelle and broccoli are cooked.
  4. While the tagliatelle is cooking, in a small pan on a low heat, add the cream cheese and gradually add the milk.
  5. Add a few tablespoons of water from the tagliatelle pan to the sauce to get the required consistency (until it coats the back of the spoon) and heat through.
  6. Drain the tagliatelle and broccoli, then put back in the pan. Cover with the sauce, top with grated cheddar and serve.