Broccoli Pesto Pasta

 

Broccoli Pesto PastaIngredients

  • 1 package 16 oz whole grain spaghetti or favorite pasta
  • 1 bag 16 oz. chopped broccoli
  • 1 cup low sodium chicken broth
  • ¼ cup Parmesan cheese, grated
  • 2 Tbsp. Olive oil
  • 1 small garlic clove
  • ¼ tsp. Salt
  • Coarsely ground black pepper
  • 1 pint grape tomatoes, halved

Instructions

  1. In a saucepot, prepare pasta in boiling water as label directs.  In microwave oven or saucepan, prepare broccoli as label directs.
  2. In food processor, with knife blade attached, blend cooked broccoli, chicken broth, Parmesan, olive oil, garlic, and salt until smooth, stopping processor occasionally to scrape down side.
  3. Drain pasta; toss with broccoli pesto.  Sprinkle with coarsely ground black pepper to serve.  
  4. Toss with grape tomatoes.
This recipe can be part of a well balanced food plan. Any alterations made during preparation are at the discretion of the chef and are not included in the nutritional analysis provided, nor supported by the BestHealth team.