Cavatelli, Broccoli and Mushrooms

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A local family restaurant has a dish very similar to this one that has been a favorite for years. My friend and I came up with this recipe when we were unable to find one anywhere, even in Italian cookbooks.

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Prep Time:
25 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
45 mins
Servings:
4
Yield:
4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 (8 ounce) package cavatelli pasta

  • 1 head broccoli, cut into florets

  • ½ cup butter

  • 3 cloves garlic, finely chopped

  • 1 (4.5 ounce) can sliced mushrooms, drained

  • ¼ cup grated Parmesan cheese

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

  2. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain.

  3. Place broccoli in a microwave safe dish with about 3 tablespoons of water. Microwave for 3 minutes, or until tender.

  4. Melt butter in a medium skillet over medium heat. Saute garlic and mushrooms until garlic becomes aromatic. Combine with pasta, broccoli and Parmesan cheese; transfer to a 2 quart baking dish.

  5. Cover and bake in preheated oven for about 20 minutes, or until heated throughout.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

465 Calories
26g Fat
49g Carbs
13g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 465
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 26g 33%
Saturated Fat 16g 79%
Cholesterol 65mg 22%
Sodium 402mg 17%
Total Carbohydrate 49g 18%
Dietary Fiber 5g 16%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 13g
Vitamin C 68mg 338%
Calcium 115mg 9%
Iron 3mg 15%
Potassium 380mg 8%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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