Broccoli with Rigatoni

Broccoli with Rigatoni


"A light and quick meal! To complete the meal serve with a side salad and garlic bread. Perfect!"


servings 608 cals
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Original recipe yields 5 servings



  • Calories:
  • 608 kcal
  • 30%
  • Fat:
  • 29.4 g
  • 45%
  • Carbs:
  • 74.2g
  • 24%
  • Protein:
  • 16.1 g
  • 32%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 14 mg
  • 5%
  • Sodium:
  • 191 mg
  • 8%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain.
  2. In large skillet heat oil and butter. Gently brown garlic, add broccoli and saute gently for 2 to 3 minutes. Add broth; cover and simmer until broccoli is tender.
  3. Toss the broccoli mixture with the basil and cooked pasta. Serve with grated Parmesan cheese on top.
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  1. 228 Ratings


What a sad disappointment!!! I made this recipe with high expectations...I absolutely LOVE broccoli, and I thought the combination of broccoli and pasta would be a sure hit. Unfortunately, I w...

Great recipe as I concocted it...Used only oil (quite a bit less) in a non-stick pan to stir-fry chopped frozen broccoli pieces with minced garlic (same time) and-a little bit of-basil. Sprinkle...

One of my favorite dishes, which I've been eating on a weekly basis for years. I also usually make mine with chicken broth ( I use a little more than a cup for a pound of pasta) and just a sprin...

This was a great side dish! I cut down the olive oil significantly and used chicken broth instead of veggie. I also used dried basil. Thanks for sharing:)

I know it sounds like it will be bland, but this was great. Now like pasta salad it gets dry once the pasta sucks up the sauce, but when fresh it was heavenly. I added some butter when reheating...

Very good, simple dish. I used beef broth instead of vegetable broth, as well as dried basil instead of fresh. I added some italian seasoning, onion powder, and a bit of fresh lemon juice at the...

So good and easy! I added some sliced fresh button mushrooms I needed to use up and also a pinch of crushed red pepper. I also only had chicken broth so used that. Would be wonderful with some s...

Very quick and easy meal to prepare and clean up! My husband and I both loved it! I added some crushed red pepper for a little extra flavor and skipped the margarine/butter to cut out fat/calo...

Very good. I added raw shrimp towards the end.