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John's Broccoli and Ziti Casserole

Rated as 3.73 out of 5 Stars

"This is a fast, easy pasta dish for garlic lovers. It can be served as a main dish or a side dish (for parties, etc.)."
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Ingredients

35 m servings 654 cals
Original recipe yields 6 servings

Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). 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.
  2. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Saute broccoli and garlic until tender. In a large bowl, toss together broccoli, cooked pasta, and 1 1/2 packages of shredded mozzarella. Place in a 9x13 inch baking dish. Sprinkle with remaining mozzarella.
  3. Bake in preheated oven for 20 to 25 minutes, or until cheese is melted and lightly browned.

Footnotes

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  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 654 calories; 31.3 g fat; 63.2 g carbohydrates; 30.3 g protein; 48 mg cholesterol; 486 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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I added boneless chicken breast to the broccoli and garlic, just to make it a little more of a meal. My kids loved it, so for that reason it will have a space in my recipe box. In my opinion, th...

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I am Italian and we eat this all the time. This recipe can use some help.... First - make it with alot less oil (3 tbs) then use chicken or vegetable broth. Also, using fresh broccoli, fresh b...

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I am Italian and we eat this all the time. This recipe can use some help.... First - make it with alot less oil (3 tbs) then use chicken or vegetable broth. Also, using fresh broccoli, fresh b...

I added boneless chicken breast to the broccoli and garlic, just to make it a little more of a meal. My kids loved it, so for that reason it will have a space in my recipe box. In my opinion, th...

This was a great alternative as I needed a side without parmesan cheese with my Italian pork chops (I ran out...). I used leftover spaghetti and added parsley (personal taste) and a couple tabl...

I read the reviews before I made it and added about an 1/8 of a cup of milk while mixing it together...made it perfect...for a more filling meal I added Italian sausage which I cooked and then s...

This recipe has great potential but was just alright as is. 16oz pasta for 6 people is quite a bit, so I stirred in just enough of the cooked pasta to be better balanced with the broccoli. Qui...

Very easy and fast! Came out good... but next time id use less olive oil, it came out a bit too greasy, but still good thanks!

I thought this made a great meal. I served it along side of a very meaty baked pasta dish for an "Italian Night" dinner party. My friends are VERY picky eaters and they all loved it. It was s...

This is my go-to "it's easy after work" recipe. Only change is that I saute the broccoli in about 1/4 cup olive oil, and add the remaining 1/4 cup as I'm mixing everything together. (Sometimes I...

I thought this recipe was too dry also. A sauce would definitely help. Thanks anyway.