Broccoli Pasta

4
Servings
15m
Prep Time
20m
Cook Time
35m
Ready In


"A very tasty and super easy pasta dish. I tend to like to add a bit of pepper instead of the chili flakes. chicken is also a nice addition."

Original recipe yields 4 servings
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Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (445.5 g)
  • Calories 713.1
  • Total Fat - 31.3 g
  • Saturated Fat - 9.2 g
  • Cholesterol - 7.9 mg
  • Sodium - 3966.9 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 93.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 15.9 g
  • Sugars - 7 g
  • Protein - 19.9 g
  • Calcium - 386.3 mg
  • Iron - 4.3 mg
  • Vitamin C - 271.6 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.5 mg

Step 1

Bring a large pot of water to a boil.

Step 2

Add salt.

Step 3

Meanwhile, separate broccoli florets from the stalks

Step 4

Add the broccoli to the boiling water and cook until tender but still bright green, about 5 minutes.

Step 5

Remove broccoli with slotted spoon.

Step 6

Add pasta and cook to desired doneness, 8-12 minutes.

Step 7

Drain reserving 1 cup of the pasta water.

Step 8

In a small skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat and add garlic and hot pepper flakes.

Step 9

Saute until garlic is fragrant, about 1 minute.

Step 10

Add drained broccoli.

Step 11

Mix in ricotta cheese and pasta, until sauce is creamy.

Step 12

If sauce is too dry, add as much pasta water as desired to get a creamy consistency.

Tips & Variations


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