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Pasta with Broccoli Pesto Recipe

Looking for an easy Pasta with broccoli pesto recipe? Learn how to make Pasta with broccoli pesto using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by guate

Makes 4 servings



Broccoli mashed and mixed with pasta (great for kids)

Recipe Ingredients for Pasta with broccoli pesto

350 g pasta
350 g broccoli, cut into small florets
3 tbsp olive oil
3 cloves garlic, finely chopped
4 tbsp parmesan cheese, grated
5 bacon, crisply fried

Recipe Directions for Pasta with broccoli pesto

  1. Cook pasta according to pack instructions.

  2. Meanwhile, cook broccoli in boiling water for 10-12 minutes or until very soft.

  3. Meanwhile in a small pan heat olive oil, add the garlic and cook gently for 2-3 minutes until softened but not coloured. Remove from heat and set aside.

  4. Meanwhile fry bacon pieces until very crisp.

  5. Thoroughly drain broccoli and return to the pan and mash roughly with fork.

  6. Thoroughly drain pasta and return to the pan. Stir in the mashed broccoli, garlic and bacon bits and season to taste.

  7. Serve with scattered parmesan cheese.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 216.1g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
525
Calories from Fat
214
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
23.8g
37%
Saturated Fat
5.7g
29%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
94mg
31%
Sodium
677mg
28%
Potassium
583mg
17%
Total Carbohydrates
54.9g
18%
Dietary Fiber
2.3g
9%
Sugars
1.5g
Protein
23.2g
Vitamin A 13% Vitamin C 131%
Calcium 12% Iron 22%
* 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
  • Very low in sugar
  • Very high in vitamin C
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