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Italian Broccoli and Pasta

Italian Broccoli and Pasta

146 Ratings
146 Ratings
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Makes: 4 servings
Total Cost: $$$$

Broccoli and tomatoes add color and flavor to this savory pasta dish.   If fettucine is unavailable, use spaghetti or linguine for the pasta.

Ingredients

  • 6 ounces fettucini noodles, uncooked
  • 3 tablespoons green onion (chopped, also called scallions)
  • 2 cups broccoli florets
  • 1/2 teaspoon thyme (dried)
  • 1/2 teaspoon oregano (dried)
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 can stewed tomatoes (low-sodium, 14.5 ounce)
  • 2/3 tablespoon Parmesan cheese (grated)

Directions

1. Cook noodles according to package instructions (do not include oil or salt), and drain.
2. Spray a medium skillet with non-stick cooking spray; stir-fry onion and broccoli for 3 minutes over medium heat.
3. Add seasonings (but not the Parmesan cheese) and tomatoes; simmer until heated through.
4. Spoon vegetable mixture over noodles and top with Parmesan cheese.
 

Notes

Learn more about:

Source:

California Department of Health Services,
Discover the Secret to Healthy Living
California 5-a-Day—For Better Health! Campaign

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1 1/4 cups prepared pasta, 1/4 of recipe (201g)
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 194
Total Fat 1 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 1 mg
Sodium 37 mg
Carbohydrates 39 g
Dietary Fiber 4 g
Total Sugars 4 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 8 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 76 mg
Iron 3 mg
Potassium 420 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 194
Total Fat 1 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Monounsaturated Fat 0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0 g
Linoleic Acid 0 g
α-Linolenic Acid 0 g
Omega 3 - EPA 0 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 0 mg
Cholesterol 1 mg
Carbohydrates 39 g
Dietary Fiber 4 g
Total Sugars 4 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 8 g
Minerals
Calcium 76 mg
Potassium 420 mg
Sodium 37 mg
Copper 222 mcg
Iron 3 mg
Magnesium 44 mg
Phosphorus 132 mg
Selenium 28 mcg
Zinc 1 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 22 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0.2 mg
Vitamin B12 0 mcg
Vitamin C 42 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 1 mg
Vitamin K 52 mcg
Folate 201 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0.5 mg
Riboflavin 0.3 mg
Niacin 4 mg
Choline 21 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

MyPlate Food Groups

Vegetables 1 cups
Grains 1 1/2 ounces

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It was quick and easy to make.
12/13/06
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