Penne with Broccoli and Nuts Recipe

Looking for an easy Penne with Broccoli and Nuts recipe? Learn how to make Penne with Broccoli and Nuts using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by beth2164

Makes 6 servings



This is a super fast one-dish meal that everyone will enjoy. You can use red or yellow peppers as you wish

Recipe Ingredients for Penne with Broccoli and Nuts

4 cups chopped broccoli
2 medium orange bell peppers, diced
1 lb. whole wheat pasta
2 T. grapeseed oil
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 Black pepper
1/4 cup orange juice
2 T. soy sauce
5 scallions, medium
2/3 cup mixed nuts, roasted

Recipe Directions for Penne with Broccoli and Nuts

  1. Bring a large pot of salted water to boid. Cut the broccoli into florets. Peel the stems and dice them.

  2. Dice the bell peppers. While the pasta is cooking, heat the oil over medium heat in a large skillet. Add the minsed garlic and black pepper, and toss until just fragrant. Add the broccoli, bell peppers, orange juice, and soy sauce, and cook until the broccoli begins to brighten in color and is almost tender. It it gets too dry or sticks, add some of the pasta cooking water. Add the scallions and nuts and heat through.

  3. Drain the pasta and toss with the broccoli.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 223.6g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
467
Calories from Fat
143
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
15.9g
24%
Saturated Fat
1.9g
9%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
386mg
16%
Potassium
724mg
21%
Total Carbohydrates
69.2g
23%
Dietary Fiber
10.4g
42%
Sugars
7.3g
Protein
14.6g
Vitamin A 35% Vitamin C 185%
Calcium 9% Iron 21%
* 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 saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • Very high in selenium
  • Very high in vitamin C
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