Spicy Pasta With Broccoli Recipe


Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time10 Min
Ready In20 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyServings4
Main IngredientInterest Group


 Olive oil1 1⁄3 Tablespoon (1 Tablespoon Plus 1 Teaspoon)
 Garlic2 Clove (10 gm), minced
 Frozen chopped broccoli10 Ounce, thawed and drained (2 Cups Or 1 Package)
 Canned roasted red pepper1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), drained and coarsely chopped
 Lemon juice1 Tablespoon
 Salt1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Crushed red pepper flakes1⁄8 Teaspoon
 Rigatoni4 1⁄2 Ounce, cooked and drained

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 192 Calories from Fat 50

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 6 g8.6%

Saturated Fat 0.7 g3.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 153.1 mg6.4%

Total Carbohydrates 29 g9.5%

Dietary Fiber 3.2 g13%

Sugars 1.9 g

Protein 7 g13.3%

Vitamin A 43.8% Vitamin C 129.4%

Calcium 3.8% Iron 3.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. In a 2-quart casserole, combine oil and garlic. Microwave, covered, on High 1 minute, until softened.
2. Add broccoli, roasted red pepper, lemon juice, salt and red pepper flakes. Microwave, covered, on High 2-3 minutes, until hot. Add rigatoni; toss to combine.