Pasta con Broccoli

1
Beth Pierce

By
@smalltownwoman

Pasta con Broccoli is the ultimate pasta lovers dream with broccoli, mushrooms, and garlic smothered in a rich Parmesan cream sauce with a touch of tomato sauce. The final result is a match made in heaven.

Rating:

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Comments:
Serves:
5
Prep:
5 Min
Cook:
25 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • 6 oz
    shell pasta
  • 2 c
    broccoli florets chopped in bite size pieces
  • 3 Tbsp
    butter
  • 8 oz
    white button mushrooms sliced
  • 3 clove
    garlic minced
  • 1/2 tsp
    dried basil
  • 1 c
    heavy whipping cream
  • 1/4 c
    freshly grated parmesan cheese
  • 2 Tbsp
    tomato sauce
  • ·
    salt and pepper to taste

How to Make Pasta con Broccoli

Step-by-Step

  1. Boil pasta according to package instructions adding the broccoli the last 2-3 minutes of cooking. Drain well in colander.
  2. In large skillet melt butter over medium high heat. Add mushroom and cook until light golden brown. Reduce heat to medium low; add garlic and basil and cook for 1 minute stirring continuously.
  3. Add cream and cook until slightly thickened and reduced; approximately 15 minutes. Slowly stir in Parmesan cheese. Stir in tomato sauce and season with salt and pepper to taste. Return broccoli and pasta to pan and heat through.

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About Pasta con Broccoli

Course/Dish: Pasta
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids




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