Broccoli Pasta With Creamy Garlic Dressing

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by Lvs2Cook

I found this recipe on the internet, gave it a try, and loved it. I like to chill it before eating so I can't vouch for the taste at room temperature.

Top Review by sugarpea

I can vouch for the great room temperature taste, Lvs2Cook. I used rotini, walnuts and the chickpeas and I was probably heavy-handed with the parmesan. This is an inspired, always available dressing for my kitchen and has uses limited only by the imagination.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Prepare dressing first by beating together mayonnaise and yogurt until smooth.
  2. Add next seven ingredients.
  3. Cover and refrigerate while you prepare the salad.
  4. Bring a large pot of water to a boil.
  5. Cook pasta as directed, dropping in broccoli pieces in last 2 minutes to blanch.
  6. Drain pasta and broccoli, rinse with cold water.
  7. Remove as much water from salad as possible.
  8. Stir in nuts and garbanzos.
  9. Add dressing.
  10. Let sit at least 30 minutes before serving; the flavors will come out best if salad is at room temperature.

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