Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil over high heat. Add the pasta and cook, stirring occasionally. After 5 minutes, add the broccoli florets to the pasta and stir and cook for another 4 minutes. Drain pasta and broccoli, reserving 1 cup of the pasta water.
Meanwhile, in a large skillet, heat the olive oil and butter over medium heat. Add the garlic, and red pepper flakes (if used) and cook for 5 minutes. Add the broccoli, pasta, salt and pepper and toss. Add some of the reserved pasta water, if necessary, to make a light sauce. Transfer to a serving platter and sprinkle with Parmesan and parsley.
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|Serving Size: 1 Serving (258g)|
|Recipe Makes: 4|
|Calories from Fat: 298 (46%)|
|Amt Per Serving||% DV|
|Total Fat 33.1g||44 %|
|Saturated Fat 17.7g||88 %|
|Monounsaturated Fat 9g|
|Polyunsanturated Fat 3.3g|
|Cholesterol 153.8mg||47 %|
|Sodium 418.8mg||14 %|
|Potassium 571.3mg||15 %|
|Total Carbohydrate 69.6g||20 %|
|Dietary Fiber 2.9g||11 %|
|Sugars, other 66.7g|
|Protein 20.7g||30 %|
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Calories per serving: 650
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JennyHensel30Didnt add pepper flakes, used mini style penne, for healthier approach used olive oil and garlic pepper. Slow cooked broccoli on stove top seperately then after noodles went soft and I drained them added in broccoli. We like crunchy broccolinot soft. Good work!2y ago
IvySueThis was a very nice, light pasta dish. I made it with whole wheat elbow pasta, added in some zucchini for variety, and also added shrimp. It was quick and easy, which is nice for a weeknight meal.5y ago
robbc[I posted this recipe.]6y ago