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 cheriarnold

Makes 4 servings



Great dish with grilled chicken on top

Recipe Ingredients for Pasta with broccoli pesto

4 serving Spaghetti Carbonara II
4 cup, chopped Broccoli
5 1tsp Olive Oil
25 grams Parmesan, Grated Cheese
1 tbsp Lemon Juice, Canned Or Bottled
0.5 cup Parsley

Recipe Directions for Pasta with broccoli pesto

Steam broccoli until tender. Transfer to food processor and cook pasta in broccoli water. Puree broccoli and then add remaining ingredients. Drain pasta holding back 2 cups of pasta water. Return pasta to pan and add pureed mixture. Toss adding water to create creamy sauce. Season with pepper to taste. Place in bowl with sliced grilled chicken breast on top. You may add additional Parmesan Cheese, but the calories are not included in the above.
Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 311.1g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
393
Calories from Fat
141
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
15.7g
24%
Saturated Fat
4.5g
22%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
126mg
42%
Sodium
439mg
18%
Potassium
466mg
13%
Total Carbohydrates
46.3g
15%
Dietary Fiber
9.2g
37%
Sugars
3.7g
Protein
21.4g
Vitamin A 29% Vitamin C 154%
Calcium 23% Iron 18%
* 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
92% confidence
A-
  Good points
  • High in manganese
  • Very high in selenium
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in cholesterol
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