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


  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.
Our recipes 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.