Recipe Summary

Prep time: 10 mins
Cook time: 15 mins
Yield: 4 servings

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This recipe is...

  • low in fat
  • rich in dairy
  • rich in protein
  • lower in sodium
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Farfalle Pasta with Broccoli and Ricotta

This recipe serves: 
2/3 pound farfalle pasta
4 teaspoons extra virgin olive oil
1 1/3 cloves garlic, crushed
2 1/2 cups broccoli florets
salt, to taste
freshly ground black pepper
1 pinch nutmeg
2/3 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: 4

Per Serving

  • Calories
  • 382
  • Carbohydrate
  • 60 g
  • Fat
  • 9 g
  • Fiber
  • 5 g
  • Protein
  • 16 g
  • Saturated Fat
  • 3 g
  • Sodium
  • 224 mg