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Broccoli Noodle Side Dish

Broccoli Noodle Side Dish is colorful and satisfying, relates Louise Saluti of East Sandwich, Massachusetts.
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
  • Makes
    8 servings

Ingredients

  • 6 cups uncooked wide egg noodles
  • 3 to 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 4 cups broccoli florets (about 1 pound)
  • 1/2 pound fresh mushrooms, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon salt, optional

Directions

  • Cook noodles according to package directions. Meanwhile, in skillet, saute minced garlic in oil until tender. Add broccoli; saute for 4 minutes or until crisp-tender. Add the mushrooms, thyme, pepper and salt if desired; saute for 2-3 minutes. Drain the noodles and add to the broccoli mixture. Stir gently over low heat until heated through.
Nutrition Facts
3/4 cup: 188 calories, 8g fat (1g saturated fat), 24mg cholesterol, 17mg sodium, 24g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 2g fiber), 6g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 starch, 1-1/2 fat, 1 vegetable.

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  • jennywrenn
    Jan 16, 2012

    This is a super-easy recipe. I prefer to use either asiago cheese, or pecorino romano cheese. To make this a full meal, I add cooked chicken before I put the cheese on. This also makes a great gluten-free meal when you substitute gluten-free fettuccini noodles for regular noodles.

  • foag
    Mar 25, 2009

    Simple and delish!It doesn't have much flavor, but Im a huge broccoli fan so I still loved it. Next time I'm going to add more thyme and maybe a hint of fresh lemon juice.