Broccolo di Paternopoli

Broccolo di Paternopoli is a traditional vegetable from the Campania region in Italy. It is specifically grown in the towns and communes of Paternopoli, Montella, and Lioni, which are located in the Avellino province of Campania. This vegetable is highly regarded for its unique taste and nutritional value.

The Broccolo di Paternopoli is a type of broccoli that has a distinct flavor and texture. It is characterized by its small, compact florets and tender stems. This vegetable is known for its slightly bitter taste, which adds a delightful complexity to various dishes.

One popular recipe that features Broccolo di Paternopoli is “Pasta con Broccolo di Paternopoli.” In this dish, the broccoli is blanched and then sautéed with garlic, chili flakes, and olive oil. It is then tossed with cooked pasta and finished with a sprinkle of Parmesan cheese. This simple yet flavorful recipe showcases the natural taste of the Broccolo di Paternopoli.

The Broccolo di Paternopoli has received the PAT (Traditional Agri-Food Product) recognition, which is a certification given to traditional Italian food products. This recognition ensures that the vegetable is grown and produced according to specific specifications and traditional methods. It guarantees the authenticity and quality of the Broccolo di Paternopoli.

Sources:
– “Broccolo di Paternopoli” – www.campaniagastronomica.it
– “Paternopoli” – www.comune.paternopoli.av.it