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One-Pot Creamy Broccoli Pasta

One-Pot Creamy Broccoli Pasta

Ingredients

12 oz spaghetti or linguinie
½ cup chopped red onion
3 cloves garlic, chopped
1 tbsp olive oil
1 tbsp fresh lemon juice
2 cups bite sized pieces broccoli florets
2 cups vegetable broth
1 ¼ cups whole milk
1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
Kosher salt to taste
ground black pepper to taste
Toppings
chopped fresh Italian parsley
sliced green onion

Directions

Heat the oil over medium heat in a 12 inch cast iron cast iron skillet.

Sauté the onion for 5 minutes, until soft and fragrant. Add the garlic. Cook 2 minutes. Mix in the lemon juice.

Add the broth, milk and broccoli. Bring to a boil. Add the pasta making sure it’s all submerged in the cooking liquid.

Cover the skillet and simmer the pasta for 8 minutes. Remove the lid, stir and continue to cook 8-10 minutes or until the pasta is done to your liking. Mix in the cheddar cheese in the last two minutes of cooking. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

Top with parsley and green onion. Serve immediately.

~ Marla Meridith

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4 servings

1 tablespoon olive oil
1 cup chopped onion
6 garlic cloves, finely chopped
1 (14.5-ounce) can unsalted diced tomatoes, undrained
1 1/2 cups unsalted vegetable stock
1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
8 ounces whole-grain spaghetti or linguine
1/2 teaspoon salt
10 ounce fresh spinach
1 ounce Parmesan cheese, grated (about 1/4 cup) + more for topping

Heat a Dutch oven or large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add oil and swirl to coat. Add onion and garlic to pan. Sauté 3 minutes or until onion starts is fragrant to brown. Add tomatoes, stock, oregano, and pasta, in that order. Bring to a boil. Stir to submerge noodles in liquid. Cover, reduce heat to medium-low, and cook 7 minutes or until pasta is almost done.
Uncover; stir in salt. Add spinach in batches, stirring until spinach wilts. Remove from heat and let stand 5 minutes. Sprinkle with cheese.

~ Marla Meridith

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We love this pasta recipe and it’s on the table in just 20 minutes!

4 servings

1 tablespoon olive oil
1 cup chopped onion
6 garlic cloves, finely chopped
1 (14.5-ounce) can unsalted diced tomatoes, undrained
1 1/2 cups unsalted vegetable stock
1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
8 ounces whole-grain spaghetti or linguine
1/2 teaspoon salt
10 ounce fresh spinach
1 ounce Parmesan cheese, grated (about 1/4 cup) + more for topping

Heat a Dutch oven or large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add oil and swirl to coat. Add onion and garlic to pan. Sauté 3 minutes or until onion starts is fragrant to brown. Add tomatoes, stock, oregano, and pasta, in that order. Bring to a boil. Stir to submerge noodles in liquid. Cover, reduce heat to medium-low, and cook 7 minutes or until pasta is almost done.
Uncover; stir in salt. Add spinach in batches, stirring until spinach wilts. Remove from heat and let stand 5 minutes. Sprinkle with cheese.

~ Marla Meridith

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~ Marla Meridith