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Pasta with Broccoli and Spinach Recipe

Looking for an easy Pasta With Broccoli and Spinach recipe? Learn how to make Pasta With Broccoli and Spinach using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by angelarmygrrl

Makes 6 servings



Filling and quick. Add more cheese to the top to make this a kid-pleaser, too. Add only enough milk to moisten pasta and keep it from sticking together.

Recipe Ingredients for Pasta With Broccoli and Spinach

1/2 pound pasta
1 tbsp kosher salt
14 oz broccoli
4 cups uncooked baby spinach
3/4 cup skim milk, room temp
1/3 cup parmesan cheese

Recipe Directions for Pasta With Broccoli and Spinach

  1. In a large pot, bring water to a boil. Add salt, stir to dissolve. Add pasta. Cook pasta till it's almost done, add broccoli in the last few minutes of cooking. Drain and add pasta and brocccoli back to pot.

  2. Reduce heat to medium-low, add spinach and milk. Stir till spinach is just wilted. Add cheese, stirring to combine. Serve immediately.

Categories

Pasta, Vegetables, Brunch, First Course, Main Dish, Side Dish, American, Boil, Quick, Vegetarian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 163.1g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
170
Calories from Fat
25
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
2.8g
4%
Saturated Fat
1.1g
5%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
33mg
11%
Sodium
1308mg
55%
Potassium
443mg
13%
Total Carbohydrates
27.6g
9%
Dietary Fiber
2.2g
9%
Sugars
2.8g
Protein
9.9g
Vitamin A 48% Vitamin C 108%
Calcium 16% Iron 13%
* 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
  • High in phosphorus
  • High in riboflavin
  • High in thiamin
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • Very high in sodium
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