Penne Pasta with Broccoli and Cheese

Very Healthy
Health score
100%
Penne Pasta with Broccoli and Cheese
45 min.
4
269kcal

Suggestions

Ingredients

  • oz penne pasta (I used Trader Joe's High Fiber Pasta)
  • cups water 
  • cup chicken broth low sodium
  • cups broccoli florets frozen (I used )
  • 0.5 Tbsp basil 
  • 0.5 Tbsp basil 
  • 0.3 tsp pepper 
  • cloves garlic minced
  • tsp parmesan 

Equipment

  • frying pan
  • pot

Directions

  1. In a large pot add water and bring to a boil.
  2. Add pasta and cook until done, about 6 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, heat the broth, basil, black pepper, garlic and broccoli in a large skillet over medium heat bring to a boil. Reduce the heat to low. Cover and cook until the broccoli is tender-crisp.
  4. Add the pasta to the broccoli mixture and toss to coat.
  5. Add cheese to the pasta mixture
  6. Serve and enjoy!
  7. Makes 4 servings, about 2 cups or so
  8. Calories per serving: 235, Fat: 2.
  9. Cholesterol: 5, Sodium: 138, Carbs: 40.3, Fiber: 8.5, Sugar: 3.3, Protein: 12

Nutrition Facts

Calories269kcal
Protein18.39%
Fat7.09%
Carbs74.52%

Properties

Glycemic Index
75.75
Glycemic Load
18.67
Inflammation Score
-8
Nutrition Score
22.459130434783%

Flavonoids

Luteolin
0.91mg
Kaempferol
8.92mg
Myricetin
0.09mg
Quercetin
3.73mg

Nutrients percent of daily need

Calories:269.22kcal
13.46%
Fat:2.17g
3.34%
Saturated Fat:0.72g
4.53%
Carbohydrates:51.28g
17.09%
Net Carbohydrates:46.42g
16.88%
Sugar:3.56g
3.96%
Cholesterol:1.36mg
0.45%
Sodium:102.85mg
4.47%
Protein:12.65g
25.31%
Vitamin C:102.22mg
123.9%
Vitamin K:122.88µg
117.03%
Selenium:39.35µg
56.22%
Manganese:0.82mg
40.92%
Phosphorus:217.19mg
21.72%
Folate:83.15µg
20.79%
Fiber:4.86g
19.44%
Vitamin A:808.18IU
16.16%
Potassium:550.79mg
15.74%
Vitamin B6:0.31mg
15.44%
Copper:0.3mg
15.02%
Magnesium:59.37mg
14.84%
Vitamin B3:2.53mg
12.65%
Vitamin B2:0.19mg
11.44%
Calcium:104.56mg
10.46%
Iron:1.8mg
9.97%
Zinc:1.44mg
9.57%
Vitamin B5:0.92mg
9.19%
Vitamin B1:0.14mg
9.08%
Vitamin E:0.97mg
6.46%
Vitamin B12:0.08µg
1.38%