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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.
Nutritional analysis per serving: Calories 365; Total Fat 7.5g (10% Daily Value); Saturated Fat 1.5g (8% DV); Trans Fat 0g; Cholesterol 4mg (2% DV); Sodium 100mg (4% DV); Total Carbohydrate 60g (22% DV); Dietary Fiber 4g (14% DV); Total Sugars 2g; Includes 0g Added Sugars (0% DV); Protein 13g; Vitamin D 0% DV; Calcium 6% DV; Iron 15% DV; Potassium 4% DV; Selenium 90% DV; Folate 60% DV; Niacin 40% DV.
Recipe by Guiding Stars at https://guidingstars.com/recipes/easy-broccoli-pasta/
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