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    Broccoli & Cheese Pasta Toss

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    Total Time:

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    Cook Time:

    17 mins

    5 mins

    12 mins

    soulmatesforever's Note:

    This recipe came from Chatelaine. Its very good with a nice tossed salad!

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    Ingredients:

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Bring a large saucepan of water to a boil.
    2. 2
      Add pasta and cook according to package directions, about 8 minutes.
    3. 3
      Meanwhile, cut stems from broccoli.
    4. 4
      Peel, then slice into thin rounds.
    5. 5
      Slice sun-dried tomatoes into thin strips.
    6. 6
      Mince garlic.
    7. 7
      Place cheese in a large bowl.
    8. 8
      Stir in sun-dried tomatoes and garlic.
    9. 9
      When pasta has cooked 8 minutes, add broccoli stems and florets.
    10. 10
      Cook until bright green and tender, about 2 minutes.
    11. 11
      Ladle out about 1/2 cup pasta water and save.
    12. 12
      Drain pasta and broccoli, then return to saucepan.
    13. 13
      Place saucepan over medium-high heat.
    14. 14
      Stir cheese mixture and pasta water until cheese melts and noodles are evenly coated, about 1 minute.
    15. 15
      Taste, then add salt and pepper if you like.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on February 16, 2007

      45

      I love this and so do my kids. We've made it three or four times in the last month. Faster and easier than the packaged noodles and sauce...and it tastes so much better. The one thing I did eventually do was saute the garlic in 1 T. of butter before mixing everything else to cook the raw flavor out of it. Aside from that, spectacular as written. Thanks for a great recipe!

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    • on October 14, 2007

      55

      We loved this and will definitely have it again. We only had Mexican cheese so we used that. I'll use Cheddar next time.

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    • on October 02, 2005

      45

      I agree the water was a clever thing to do to prevent the cheese from sticking. Totally amazing, and a nice way to enjoy a one dish meal. I love chees and pasta and incorporating them both together was a lot better than making a cheese sauce for the pasta.

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    Nutritional Facts for Broccoli & Cheese Pasta Toss

    Serving Size: 1 (292 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 563.4
     
    Calories from Fat 188
    33%
    Total Fat 20.9 g
    32%
    Saturated Fat 12.2 g
    61%
    Cholesterol 59.3 mg
    19%
    Sodium 694.4 mg
    28%
    Total Carbohydrate 73.9 g
    24%
    Dietary Fiber 12.7 g
    50%
    Sugars 2.8 g
    11%
    Protein 24.3 g
    48%

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