Pasta House Pasta con Broccoli

Pasta House Pasta con Broccoli is an Alfredo based sauce that combines pasta, fresh mushrooms, and fresh broccoli.  Pasta con Broccoli is the ultimate in comfort food.  Make extra because you won’t be able to stop eating this creamy dish.

a bowl of broccoli pasta

What is Pasta con Broccoli?

Pasta con Broccoli is traditionally a pasta dish made with broccoli, garlic and olive oil.  But this copycat recipe adds half and half, butter, tomato sauce, parmesan cheese and mushrooms for the ultimate in a creamy broccoli pasta dinner.

A bowl of creamy pasta is such a comfort food. This recipe is perfect for when you want a meatless meal. If you are looking for a meal that is quick to prepare? Pasta Con Broccoli is the perfect recipe for you. In the time it takes to make the pasta, this recipe is practically ready.

a skillet of pasta with alfredo sauce

 

What type of pasta for PASTA con BROCCOLI

For this pasta recipe, we used linguini pasta.  But there are so many other kinds of pasta you can use.  Shells, ziti, rigatoni, penne all will work with this recipe.  The shells are especially nice because it will hold the creamy alfredo sauce in this recipe.

How to Make Pasta House Pasta con Broccoli

As far as pasta recipes go, this one is super easy, taking only 30 minutes to make.  And if you double the recipe, you can have Pasta con Broccoli for days.

Here’s what you need:

  • Pasta
  • Half and Half
  • Butter
  • Garlic
  • Tomato Sauce
  • Broccoli Florets
  • Mushrooms
  • Parmesan Cheese

First, follow instructions to cook your pasta.  Cook only halfway and drain the water.  Add cream, butter, broccoli, garlic, and tomato sauce and bring to a hard boil.  When noodles are cooked, add the mushrooms and top with Parmesan cheese.

pasta with broccoli and mushrooms

Notes

  • Add chicken or shrimp to this dish for a more complete meal.
  • If you don’t have Parmesan cheese, Pecorino cheese is another great compliment.
  • Other topping ideas include cooked pancetta, red pepper flakes or even some parsley to add more color.

Love the Pasta House? Enjoy these copycat Pasta House recipes

Pasta House Co. Fettuccine Alfredo
The Pasta House Company Salad and Vinaigrette
Pasta House Company Garlic Cheese Bread

What’s your favorite pasta to eat with broccoli?  Let us know in the comments below.  Don’t forget to sign up for our newsletter so you never miss a copycat recipe.  And share your CopyKat creations by tagging us on Instagram!

a bowl of broccoli pasta

Pasta House Pasta con Broccoli

This is an Alfredo based sauce that combines pasta, fresh mushrooms, and fresh broccoli.
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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: Pasta House Pasta con Broccoli, Pasta House Pasta Recipes
Servings: 8
Calories: 521kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 pound pasta
  • 32 ounces heavy cream
  • 4 ounces butter
  • 2 teaspoons garlic minced
  • 4 ounces tomato sauce
  • 4 ounces broccoli florets
  • 4 ounces Fresh Mushrooms
  • 1 cup Parmesan Cheese shredded

Instructions

  • Fill a large pot of water, and turn on high. When the water begins to boil add the pasta.
  • Cook the pasta until it is halfway cooked. Drain water
  • Add cream, butter, garlic, tomato sauce, and broccoli; bring to a hard boil. When noodles are cooked, add mushrooms.
  • Remove from heat; add Parmesan cheese.

Recipe Tips for the Cook

  • Add chicken or shrimp to this dish for a more complete meal.
  • If you don’t have Parmesan cheese, Pecorino cheese is another great compliment.
  • Other topping ideas include cooked pancetta, red pepper flakes or even some parsley to add more color.

Nutrition

Calories: 521kcal | Carbohydrates: 50g | Protein: 16g | Fat: 29g | Saturated Fat: 18g | Cholesterol: 81mg | Sodium: 431mg | Potassium: 422mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 1003IU | Vitamin C: 15mg | Calcium: 292mg | Iron: 1mg
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About Stephanie

I recreate your favorite restaurant recipes, so you can prepare these dishes at home. I help you cook dinner, and serve up dishes you know your family will love. You can find most of the ingredients for all of the recipes in your local grocery store.

Stephanie is the author of CopyKat.com's Dining Out in the Home, and CopyKat.com's Dining Out in the Home 2.

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  1. Greg

    The pasta should be conchiglie (the small seashell-shaped one). It holds the sauce much better. Also, there should be considerably more broccoli than mushrooms.

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