Recipe Summary

Prep time: 10 mins
Cook time: 15 mins
Yield: 6 servings

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Farfalle Pasta with Broccoli and Ricotta
This recipe serves:   
1 pound farfalle pasta
2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
2 cloves garlic, crushed
4 cups broccoli florets
salt, to taste
freshly ground black pepper
1/8 teaspoon nutmeg
1 cup part skim ricotta cheese

Cooking Instructions
1. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Drop the pasta in it and cook for 12 to 14 minutes, until al dente.

2. Meanwhile heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the garlic and stir for 30 seconds. Add the broccoli florets, salt, pepper and nutmeg and cook for 3 to 4 minutes, just until the broccoli begins to get tender. Remove from heat and place the broccoli mixture in a large bowl with the ricotta cheese.

3. Drain the pasta and immediately toss it with the broccoli and ricotta.

Serving Size: about 2 cups

Nutritional Information
Number of Servings: 6
Per Serving
Calories 382 Carbohydrate 60 g
Fat 9 g Fiber 5 g
Protein 16 g Saturated Fat 3 g
Sodium 224 mg    


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