Orecciette with Broccolit Recipe

Looking for an easy orecciette with broccolit recipe? Learn how to make orecciette with broccolit using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by toniwalsh

Makes 4 servings



A traditional and very tasty Puglian way of dealing with broccoli. To serve 4 you'll need:

Recipe Ingredients for orecciette with broccolit

16 oz pasta
1 stalk broccoli
2 cloves garlic
2 tsp parsley
2 tbsp olive oil

Recipe Directions for orecciette with broccolit

  1. * 1 pound (500 g) broccoli florets

  2. * 1/4 pound (100 g) salted ricotta, grated (if you cannot find salted ricotta, substitute Pecorino Romano for it).

  3. * 2 cloves of garlic, minced

  4. * A small bunch parsley, minced

  5. * 1/2 cup grated cheese, either all Parmigiano or half Parmigiano and half Pecorino Romano

  6. * 1/4 cup olive oil

  7. * Pepper to taste (salt should not be necessary)

  8. * 1 pound (500 g) orecchiette or other short firm-walled pasta, e.g. farfalle (butterflies or bow ties)

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 160.0g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
402
Calories from Fat
86
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
9.5g
15%
Saturated Fat
1.3g
7%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
83mg
28%
Sodium
43mg
2%
Potassium
332mg
9%
Total Carbohydrates
65.1g
22%
Dietary Fiber
1.0g
4%
Sugars
0.6g
Protein
14.0g
Vitamin A 7% Vitamin C 58%
Calcium 4% Iron 23%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A-
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • Very low in sodium
  • Very low in sugar
  • High in thiamin
  • High in vitamin C
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