Rating: 3.5 stars
4 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 1
  • 4 star values: 0
  • 3 star values: 3
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In this easy pasta recipe, a touch of anchovy makes healthy spaghetti with broccoli really delicious. To make it a meal, assemble an arugula salad tossed with lemon vinaigrette while the pasta sauce is cooking.

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Source: EatingWell Magazine, January/February 1999

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total:
40 mins
Servings:
6
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Put a large pot of salted water on to boil.

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  • Cut broccoli florets from stems and cut them into 1-inch pieces. Peel, halve and slice stems.

  • Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add garlic, anchovy paste and crushed red pepper. Cook, stirring constantly, until garlic is fragrant, about 1 minute. Add broccoli stems, tomatoes and their juice and bring to a simmer; cook, stirring occasionally, until thickened, 12 to 15 minutes. Add broccoli florets; cover and cook until tender, 5 to 10 minutes more. Season with salt and pepper.

  • Meanwhile, cook pasta until al dente, 9 to 10 minutes. Drain and transfer to a large bowl; toss with sauce. Serve immediately, sprinkled with Parmesan.

Nutrition Facts

297 calories; protein 14.7g; carbohydrates 52g; dietary fiber 11.3g; sugars 6.5g; fat 5.7g; saturated fat 1.3g; cholesterol 8.1mg; vitamin a iu 1643.3IU; vitamin c 84.7mg; folate 72.3mcg; calcium 119.1mg; iron 2.6mg; magnesium 75.2mg; potassium 428.6mg; sodium 398.3mg; thiamin 0.2mg.
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Reviews (5)

4 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 1
  • 4 star values: 0
  • 3 star values: 3
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 0
Rating: 3 stars
01/19/2014
Very tasty filling but wrong calorie count? I made this dinner tonight and it was really good. Very easy and quick to prepare and it tasted a lot better than I thought it would. One problem the calories for this seemed off to me so I added the calories of all the ingredients myself and I came up with 335 calories per 1 2/3 cup. Is the count wrong or am I missing something? Pros: Easy fast filling tasty flavorful Cons: Wrong calorie count? Read More
Rating: 3 stars
10/30/2011
Deee-licious. We really like the flavor the anchovies add to this dish. Simple and tasty. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
09/15/2020
Terrific. Read More
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Rating: 3 stars
10/30/2011
Deee-licious! We're love the taste of anchovies in pasta sauce and this is a winner. Easy and fast too. Read More