Broccolo San Pasquale

Broccolo San Pasquale is a traditional vegetable from the Campania region in Italy. It is a type of broccoli that is grown in specific towns and communes of Campania, such as Acerra, Afragola, and Casoria. This unique vegetable has a long history and is deeply rooted in the local culinary traditions.

The Broccolo San Pasquale is recognized as a Traditional Agri-Food Product (PAT) by the Italian government. This recognition ensures that the vegetable is produced and processed according to specific traditional methods and meets certain quality standards. The specifications for Broccolo San Pasquale include the use of specific varieties of broccoli, cultivation techniques, and harvesting methods.

One popular recipe that features Broccolo San Pasquale is “Pasta con Broccolo San Pasquale.” This dish combines the flavorful vegetable with pasta, garlic, chili flakes, and olive oil. Another delicious recipe is “Broccolo San Pasquale e Salsiccia,” which pairs the vegetable with Italian sausage, garlic, and white wine.

Sources:
1. “Broccolo San Pasquale” – Consorzio di Tutela del Broccolo San Pasquale (broccolosanpasquale.it)
2. “Broccolo San Pasquale: un ortaggio di tradizione campana” – La Cucina Italiana (lacucinaitaliana.it)