Pasta with Broccoli Rabe Recipe


Cooking Time5 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyServings4
MethodMain Ingredient
Interest Group


 Olive oil/Vegetable oil2 Teaspoon
 Garlic2 Clove (10 gm), minced
 Broccoli rabe2 Cup (32 tbs), trimmed, sliced, base stems removed, cut into 2 inch pieces
 Canned italian tomatoes1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), drained, seeded, diced
 Canned ready to serve chicken broth1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Hot cooked fettucini/Linguine / spaghetti1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
 Grated parmesan cheese2 Tablespoon
 Salt1⁄8 Teaspoon
 Pepper1⁄8 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 170 Calories from Fat 47

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 5 g8.1%

Saturated Fat 1.7 g8.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 6.6 mg

Sodium 275.8 mg11.5%

Total Carbohydrates 23 g7.8%

Dietary Fiber 0.9 g3.6%

Sugars 0.2 g

Protein 7 g14.8%

Vitamin A 13.4% Vitamin C 10.5%

Calcium 11.5% Iron 4.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1) In a 10-inch nonstick skillet, heat oil. Add in garlic and saute for about 1 minute stirring frequently.
2) Add in the broccoli rabe, chicken broth and mix well. Cover the skillet and cook for 3 to 4 minutes. Keep stirring in between till the broccoli becomes tender.
3) Mix in tomatoes, hot pasta, cheese, salt and pepper.
4) Toss the pasta well in the sauce using two forks. Remove the skillet from the flame and transfer the pasta onto a serving bowl.

5) Serve Pasta with Broccoli Rabe hot, garnished with chopped parsley leaves.