Bowties and Broccoli

Bowties and Broccoli

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"Bowties, steamed broccoli, and Romano cheese - Delicious!"


30 m servings 360 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 360 kcal
  • 18%
  • Fat:
  • 12.3 g
  • 19%
  • Carbs:
  • 48g
  • 15%
  • Protein:
  • 14.4 g
  • 29%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 15 mg
  • 5%
  • Sodium:
  • 196 mg
  • 8%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add farfalle pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes, until al dente. Drain, reserving 1/4 cup pasta water.
  2. Place broccoli in a pot fitted with a steamer basket over boiling water. Steam 5 minutes, or until tender.
  3. Heat the oil in a skillet over medium heat. Stir in garlic, and cook 1 minute, or until golden brown.
  4. In a bowl, toss together the pasta, reserved pasta water, broccoli, garlic, remaining oil, and cheese. Season with salt and pepper.
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  1. 120 Ratings


I think when you read this recipe, you can see that it would be bland. There is no mixing of the flavors. So, I did steam my broccoli in my Micro steamer for 2 to 3 min. Then I added the broc...

This is a standard Italian dish...I like to cook the broccoli in with the pasta for the last 5 mins...then drain. I use closer to 8 cloves of garlic, saute in oil, add pasta water and 1/2 cup of...

If you are looking for a pasta dish without a heavy cream or tomato sauce, this received rave reviews from diners. I added toasted pine nuts (1/2 cup), sauteed red pepper flakes (1 tsp.) to giv...

This was a simple almost healthy dish. I used whole wheat elbow pasta since I had it on hand. I also boiled the broccoli since I don't have a steamer. I sauteed red pepper flakes with the garlic...

I had to add a little extra to this b/c it just sounded bland. Instead of bowties, I used Barilla tortellini (large package), and instead of just garlic, I used 1 tsp. Mrs. Dash Tomato, Basil an...

Wonderful! I did make some changes-I cut the recipe in half & didn't measure the broccoli; I just eyeballed it. I also used penne pasta; all I had on hand. I only used 1/4 cup cheese (used a par...

My family enjoyed this recipe tremendously! Even my 3 year old! I did make some changes though; instead of Romano I used parmesan cheese, instead of steaming the broccoli separately I added to t...

The basic recipe is good, but it's not enough. You need to add plenty of other spices...garlic powder, italian seasoning, salt, and basil were my choices. I also thought that it would be really ...

Just tried this.... It is tastes great, and I love the garlic, but for next time I think definitely some chicken would add greatly to this recipe.