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5 servings
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
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Pasta with Ricotta, Broccoli and Tomatoes

This simple and inexpensive whole wheat pasta meal is creamy without feeling heavy like an Alfredo sauce.



  1. Prepare whole-wheat pasta noodles per package directions.
  2. While cooking, steam the broccoli and slice the grape tomatoes into halves and set both aside.
  3. After draining the pasta, immediately stir in the ricotta so it melts over the pasta. Stir in the broccoli and tomatoes.
  4. Add salt and pepper to taste and red pepper flakes for zip!
  5. Note: despite the simple ingredients list, these nutrient-packed foods provide whole grains, fiber and calcium.
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I'd try it, the numbers are about right, but I would use corn pasta not wheat pasta. Kate 1962
26 Sep 11 by member: kate1962


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Nutrition summary:

There are 373 calories in 1 serving of Pasta with Ricotta, Broccoli and Tomatoes.
Calorie break-down: 19% fat, 62% carbs, 19% protein.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 1 serving
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 79
Calories 373
% Daily Values*
Total Fat 8.77g 13%
  Saturated Fat 4.27g 21%
  Polyunsaturated Fat 0.199g  
  Monounsaturated Fat 0.397g  
Cholesterol 23mg 8%
Sodium 339mg 14%
Potassium 218mg  
Total Carbohydrate 63.4g 21%
  Dietary Fiber 10.7g 43%
  Sugars 5.26g  
Protein 19.37g  
Vitamin A 40% Vitamin C 417%
Calcium 166% Iron 82%
of RDI*
(373 calories)
19% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
Carbohydrate (62%)
Fat (19%)
Protein (19%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories