Easy Broccoli Pasta

Number of Servings: 4 (231 g)
Active Time: 5 min.
Total Time: 20 min.
Easy Broccoli Pasta

If you’ve ever been stuck staring at a cupboard with odds and ends of pasta and a freezer full of vegetables and wondered how you were going to scrape together something resembling a meal, wonder no more. This is your go-to. Broccoli is ideal for this, but honestly, any veggie you like with Parmesan and pasta will work…the more the merrier. Turn it into a full meal by adding in whatever leftover protein you’ve got on hand, or a can of beans.

Tip: Cooking does not get much simpler than this. If you’ve got a kid who’s eager to take responsibility for cooking the family dinner, this is a great training recipe.


  • ⅔ lb. pasta, cooked
  • 2 cups broccoli florets, steamed
  • ¼ cup Parmesan cheese
  • 4 tsp. olive oil
  • 2 tsp. minced garlic
  • Pepper to taste


  1. Toss everything together. Serve warm.

Nutrition Facts

4 servings per container

Serving Size 231 g

Amount per serving
Calories 365
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7.5g 10%
Saturated Fat 1.5g 8%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 4g
Cholesterol 4mg 2%
Sodium 100mg 4%
Total Carbohydrate 60g 22%
Dietary Fiber 4g 14%
Total Sugars 2g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 54g
Protein 13g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 75.2mg 6%
Iron 2.8mg 15%
Potassium 210mg 4%
Vitamin A 66.4mcg 8%
Vitamin C 33.5mg 40%
Vitamin E 1mg 6%
Vitamin K 2.8mcg 2%
Thiamin 0.5mg 40%
Riboflavin 0.3mg 25%
Niacin 6.3mg 40%
Vitamin B6 0.2mg 10%
Folate 245.1mcg 61%
Vitamin B12 0.1mcg 4%
Biotin 0.2mcg 0%
Chloride 91mg 4%
Pantothenate 0.4mg 0%
Phosphorus 163.9mg 15%
Iodine 0mcg 0%
Magnesium 44.1mg 10%
Zinc 1.3mg 10%
Selenium 51.7mcg 90%
Copper 0.2mg 20%
Manganese 0.7mg 30%
Chromium 0.4mcg 0%
Molybdenum 2mcg 4%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.


Pasta (semolina (wheat), Niacin, Iron (ferrous Sulfate), Thiamin Mononitrate (vitamin B1), Riboflavin (vitamin B2), And Folic Acid), Broccoli, Parmesan Cheese ((pasteurized Part-skim Cow's Milk, Cheese Cultures, Salt, Enzymes), Cellulose Powder Added To Prevent Caking, Potassium Sorbate To Protect Flavor), Olive Oil, Garlic.

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