Broccoli-Pasta Side Dish Recipe
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Broccoli-Pasta Side Dish Recipe

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I love to fix new recipes for my husband, Robert, and our children. With garlic and cheese, this is a tasty way to get kids to eat broccoli.—Judi Lacourse, Mesa, Arizona
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:4-6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 4-6 servings

Ingredients

  • 2-1/2 pounds fresh broccoli
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • Pinch cayenne pepper
  • 8 ounces linguine or thin spaghetti, cooked and drained
  • Grated Romano or Parmesan cheese

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 313 calories, 15 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 5 mg cholesterol, 464 mg sodium, 37 g carbohydrate, 7 g fiber, 11 g protein.

Directions

  1. Cut florets and tender parts of broccoli stems into bite-size pieces. In a large skillet, saute broccoli with garlic, oil, butter, salt, pepper and cayenne over medium heat for about 10 minutes or until just tender, stirring frequently. Place hot pasta in a serving dish; top with the broccoli mixture. Sprinkle with cheese. Yield: 4-6 servings.
Originally published as Broccoli-Pasta Side Dish in Taste of Home August/September 1995, p9

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 313 calories, 15 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 5 mg cholesterol, 464 mg sodium, 37 g carbohydrate, 7 g fiber, 11 g protein.

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Reviewed Jun. 6, 2014

"Very good. I saw this in the Taste of Home magazine almost 20 years ago and wanted to try it then--wish I hadn't waited so long!"

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Reviewed Apr. 24, 2012

"Made this twice so far, LOVE it! The Parmesan cheese really makes it! I double the garlic and use whole grain pasta to make it healthier."

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Reviewed Jan. 4, 2011

"This recipe was very easy prepare. Took longer to saute brocolli and garlic. But it had a great taste and my 3 toddlers loved it."

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Reviewed Jul. 12, 2010

"I made this the other night and my family and I loved it. Wouldn't change a thing. Delicious!"

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Reviewed Feb. 24, 2010

"Yummy!"

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