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Cavatelli, Broccoli and Mushrooms

Rated as 4.19 out of 5 Stars

"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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Ingredients

45 m servings 465
Original recipe yields 4 servings

Directions

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  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; 25.6 49.3 12.6 65 402 Full nutrition

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This is pretty bland; however, here is what I did to improve on it... Added: 1/2 diced yellow onion 1 diced red pepper and I used EVOO instead of the butter. On a second version I used the ab...

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Decent base recipe but needs some additions. I started the broccoli in a saute pan with a little vegetable broth & let it steam a bit, then used fresh mushroom, canned have very little flavor to...

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This is pretty bland; however, here is what I did to improve on it... Added: 1/2 diced yellow onion 1 diced red pepper and I used EVOO instead of the butter. On a second version I used the ab...

Simple and just plain delicious! I usually have this as a side dish, but tonight I need something quick and this was perfect for a "meatless" weeknight meal. I used a steam in bag of broccoli an...

Good recipe, Karen. I added a bit of onion to the mushroom saute, (used fresh shrooms)more garlic and just a touch of Italian seasoning. Topped with a little fresh basil and parm. I would defini...

Made this tonight and thought it was great. I made a few minor tweaks - used cavatappi noodles, added extra garlic, a splash of Worcestershire sauce, and some leftover frozen shrimp I had. It wo...

We have a similar recipe at a local restaurant that is very popular with patrons. Based on other's recommendations, I jazzed it up. I used EVOO and butter (the butter is the taste it needs), an...

This was one of the best side dishes I've made from Allrecipes. I love broccoli and mushrooms and struggle with ways to make them creative and new. The result was amazingly delicious. My only ch...

This was a great dinner, didn't have a lot of flavor. I used 1/4 c. olive oil instead of butter, maybe that's why. I was trying to make it less fat. I used a parm and romano mix. I will make it ...

My cousin gave me this recipe to try, and my husband and I LOVED it!! Not exactly a "heart healthy" dish, but I'm thinking of substituting some or all of the butter for olive oil next time.

This is a delicious dinner and is easy to make! I spiced it up a little with some crushed red pepper flakes and various seasonings. We also tried it by adding pesto to it, but I like it better...