Easy Pasta Con Broccoli Recipe
Today Recipes | Easy Pasta Con Broccoli Recipe – This was excellent! I scaled it to 8 servings, and doubled the suggested amount of tomato sauce as well as the broccoli. Sauce was perfectly balanced. Kids loved it. I thought it was even better the next day for lunch. If you like Pasta House this recipe is 98% accurate to the taste. I’m happy I found this because now I can save a lot of money by making it at home. Enjoy!
Preparation time Cook time
15 Minutes 35 Minutes
- 8 ounces Cavatelli shells or other favorites pasta ( optional )
- 4 tablespoons butter, divided
- 2/3 cup mushrooms, sliced
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 cup whipping cream
- 1 cup half and half cream
- 1/4 cup tomato sauce
- 1 cup broccoli, chopped
- 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese, freshly grated
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- Cook pasta in salted water for 4 minutes (ladle out a cup of the starchy pasta water and set aside) and then drain.
- Leave pasta in colander and melt 2 tablespoons butter in the pot. Add the mushrooms and sauté for 2 minutes over medium heat. Empty into a bowl and set aside.
- Melt 2 more tablespoons and add the garlic, cooking for 30 seconds. Whisk in the whipping cream, half and half, and tomato sauce. Add the pasta and then bring to a boil over medium heat. Boil for 4-5 minutes (add the broccoli for the last 2-3 minutes), stirring occasionally.
- When pasta is al dente, remove from heat and stir in the Parmesan cheese. Add a little of the reserved pasta water at a time to thin sauce to desired consistency. Salt and pepper to taste.
- Serve garnished with more Parmesan.
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