Rigatoni with Broccoli in Garlic Sauce

Rigatoni with Broccoli in Garlic Sauce

Category: Quick Dishes

  • Recipe serves 4 servings

  • Prep Time 10 min

  • Cook Time 20 min


  • 8 ounces whole wheat rigatoni pasta

  • 4 cups fresh broccoli florets or frozen broccoli florets (about 1 medium head)

  • 1/4 cup I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter!® Original Spread

  • 1/2 cup red bell pepper

  • 1 large shallot or small onion, finely chopped

  • 1/4 tsp. ground black pepper

  • 4 cloves garlic, finely chopped

  • 2 Tbsp. all-purpose flour

  • 1 can (14.5 oz.) chicken broth

  • Grated Parmesan cheese


  • Cook pasta according to package directions, adding broccoli during last 3 minutes of cooking; drain.

  • Meanwhile, melt I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter!® Spread in large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat and cook red pepper, shallot and pepper, stirring occasionally, 3 minutes or until vegetables are tender. Add garlic and cook, stirring frequently, 30 seconds. Stir in flour and cook, stirring frequently, 1 minute. Stir in broth. Bring to a boil over high heat and boil 30 seconds. Toss sauce with hot pasta and broccoli and sprinkle with cheese to serve.

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