Orecchiette with Broccoli in Garlic Oil

Green Giant® broccoli florets and pasta come together to make this tasty Italian salad – dinner that’s ready in 25 minutes.

  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 25 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

1
package (12 oz) orecchiette (tiny disk) pasta (about 4 cups)
1
bag (12 oz) Green Giant™ fresh broccoli florets
1/2
cup olive oil
8
cloves garlic, thinly sliced
3/4
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
3
tablespoons finely chopped fresh Italian (flat-leaf) parsley

  • 1 In 4- to 5-quart Dutch oven, cook pasta as directed on package, adding broccoli during last 3 minutes of cooking time. Drain and return to Dutch oven.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in 1-quart saucepan, mix oil, garlic, salt and pepper flakes. Cook over medium-low heat 6 minutes, stirring often, until garlic is golden. Add garlic oil and parsley to pasta and broccoli; toss until well coated.

Expert Tips

If you can’t find orecchiette pasta, bow-tie (farfalle) works equally well.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
241
,
% Daily Value
Total Fat
12g
12%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
),
Sodium
247mg
247%;
Total Carbohydrate
28g
28%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
),
Protein
6g
6%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 1/2 Vegetable; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.