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Penne Pasta with 3 Cheese and Broccoli Recipe

Looking for an easy Penne pasta with 3 cheese and broccoli recipe? Learn how to make Penne pasta with 3 cheese and broccoli using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by demoat

Makes 6 servings



Penne pasta with 3 cheese and broccoli

Recipe Ingredients for Penne pasta with 3 cheese and broccoli

2 teaspoons olive oil
3 garlic cloves, minced
8 oz. penne pasta
3 cups broccoli florets
2 cups marinara sauce
1 cup mozzarella cheese
1/2 cup low-fat ricotta cheese
1/2 cup chopped fresh basil
2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese

Recipe Directions for Penne pasta with 3 cheese and broccoli

  1. Stir oil and garlic in small skillet over medium heat 1 minute; set aside. Cook penne in large pot of boiling salted water until almost tender, about 11 minutes. Add broccoli; cook 1 minute. Drain.

  2. Mix marinara, 1/2 cup mozzarella, ricotta, basil, 1 tablespoon Parmesan, and sautéed garlic in large bowl. Add pasta and broccoli; toss. Season with salt and pepper. Transfer to 11x7x2-inch glass baking dish. Sprinkle remaining mozzarella and Parmesan over.

  3. Preheat oven to 400°F. Bake pasta uncovered until cheese melts, about 20 minutes. Let stand 5 minutes.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 211.3g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
305
Calories from Fat
96
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
10.7g
16%
Saturated Fat
4.6g
23%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
47mg
16%
Sodium
517mg
22%
Potassium
528mg
15%
Total Carbohydrates
37.5g
13%
Dietary Fiber
3.4g
14%
Sugars
8.3g
Protein
15.0g
Vitamin A 19% Vitamin C 70%
Calcium 26% Iron 14%
* 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 high in vitamin C
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