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Pasta with Broccoli, Cauliflower, and Lemon Recipe

Looking for an easy Pasta with Broccoli, Cauliflower, and Lemon recipe? Learn how to make Pasta with Broccoli, Cauliflower, and Lemon using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by frazelle

Makes 4 servings



Serving size is 1 1/2 cups. Great with chicken!

Recipe Ingredients for Pasta with Broccoli, Cauliflower, and Lemon

6 oz. frozen broccoli
6 oz. frozen cauliflower
6 oz. whole-wheat pasta
1 tbsp. olive oil
3 garlic cloves, minced
1/4 tsp. crushed red pepper
1 tbsp. grated lemon zest
1 tbsp. lemon juice
1/4 tsp. salt
1/3 cup grated parmesan cheese

Recipe Directions for Pasta with Broccoli, Cauliflower, and Lemon

  1. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add the vegetables and cook for 4 min. Transfer to a bowl with a slotted spoon. Add the pasta to the pot and cook according to directions. Drain, reserving 3/4 cup of the cooking water.

  2. Wipe out pot and place over medium heat. Add the oil, garlic, and crushed red pepper and cook, stirring until the garlic is golden, 2-3 min. Add the vegetables and cook, breaking up the vegetables with the side of the spoon, until hot, about 2 min.

  3. Add the zest, lemon juice, salt, pasta adn reserved cooking water. Cook, stirring, until the pasta is heated through, about 1 min. Remove pot from the heat and stir in the cheese.

Categories

Side Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 149.1g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
256
Calories from Fat
64
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
7.1g
11%
Saturated Fat
1.9g
9%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
7mg
2%
Sodium
302mg
13%
Potassium
294mg
8%
Total Carbohydrates
38.0g
13%
Dietary Fiber
6.2g
25%
Sugars
3.5g
Protein
10.8g
Vitamin A 7% Vitamin C 103%
Calcium 14% Iron 11%
* 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
B
  Good points
  • Low in cholesterol
  • Very high in vitamin C
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