Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 20 mins

This is an excellent pasta dish to be served with any chicken dishes.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook pasta according to package instructions.
  2. Add broccoli for the last 2 minutes of cooking pasta.
  3. Drain well and transfer to a large bowl.
  4. Meanwhile, in a large frying pan, add olive oil, garlic, onion and mushrooms and saute' for about 2 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  5. Now add sliced zucchini and continue to saute' for another 2 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  6. Add chicken broth, oregano and red pepper flakes and cook for 1 minute.
  7. Reduce heat to medium, add tomatoes and cook for 5 minutes, stirring frequently.
  8. Stir in spinach and lemon rind; cook covered for 2 minutes or until spinach is tender.
  9. When done, add cooked mixture to pasta/broccoli and toss to coat well.
  10. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  11. Sprinkle with parmesan cheese.
  12. Serve immediately.


Most Helpful

used lemon juice instead of rind, mozzarella with dry parmesion , no zuchini ... everything else was exact and it was great. cant wait to do it again with zuchini and squash. yum! thank you.

sweetatforty September 13, 2013

Very much enjoyed. I added extra lemon zest, spinach and omitted the zucchini. Personal preference. :)

Lori Mama January 30, 2012

I can always depend on Uncle Bill for a fantastic supper! This dish is no exception. The medley of flavors is a treat. I might add some chicken or shrimp to this dish the next time I make it to complete the meal. Thanks, Uncle Bill!** Edited (1/30/2012) to add that I continue making this wonderful recipe now that we are making the switch to meatless meals. The only changes I make now is to use canola oil in place of the olive (to make even healthier), use vegetable broth in place of the chicken and eliminate the Parmesan ~ Thanks again, Uncle Bill for sharing all your fabulous recipes!!

Bev January 30, 2012

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