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Pasta with Broccoli Sauce

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Ingredients
  Tomato sauce 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Fresh broccoli 1 1⁄2 Pound
  Boiling water 1 Cup (16 tbs) (adjust quantity as needed)
  Salt To Taste
  Ziti pasta/Other tubular pasta 1⁄2 Pound (1/2 of a 1 pound package)
  Grated parmesan cheese 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
Directions

MAKING
1 Trim the stem ends from the broccoli.
2 Wash thoroughly.
3 Cut into 1 -inch pieces.
4 In a 6-quart saucepan, place the broccoli.
5 Add in 6 cups boiling water and 1 teaspoon salt.
6 Cover and cook for 10 minutes or until tender.
7 Drain well.
8 Add to the Tomato Sauce, during the last 10 minutes of cooking.
9 In a large kettle, bring three quarts of water and 1 tablespoon salt to rapid boil.
10 Add ziti and bring back to a boil.
11 Stir occasionally with a long fork to prevent sticking.
12 Cook, uncovered, just until tender, for about 12 minutes.
13 Drain well in a colander or sieve, without rinsing.
14 Turn into a heated serving dish.
15 Pour broccoli sauce over ziti.

SERVING
16 Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese and serve at once.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Boiled
Ingredient: 
Pasta
Cook Time: 
50 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 244 Calories from Fat 41

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 5 g7.5%

Saturated Fat 1.9 g9.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 9.1 mg3%

Sodium 281.8 mg11.7%

Total Carbohydrates 42 g13.9%

Dietary Fiber 7.5 g29.9%

Sugars 8.9 g

Protein 14 g27.1%

Vitamin A 23.6% Vitamin C 186.1%

Calcium 18.1% Iron 12.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Pasta With Broccoli Sauce Recipe