Pasta with Broccoli Sauce
|Tomato sauce||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Fresh broccoli||1 1⁄2 Pound|
|Boiling water||1 Cup (16 tbs) (adjust quantity as needed)|
|Ziti pasta/Other tubular pasta||1⁄2 Pound (1/2 of a 1 pound package)|
|Grated parmesan cheese||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
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.
16 Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese and serve at once.
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