John's Broccoli and Ziti Casserole

John's Broccoli and Ziti Casserole

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Joan Piotti 0

"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
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 654 kcal
  • 33%
  • Fat:
  • 31.3 g
  • 48%
  • Carbs:
  • 63.2g
  • 20%
  • Protein:
  • 30.3 g
  • 61%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 48 mg
  • 16%
  • Sodium:
  • 486 mg
  • 19%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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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.

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

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Most helpful positive review

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...

Most helpful critical review

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 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...

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

Ingredients looked like I couldn't go wrong, but it came out very sticky with cheese, and dry - it needed some type of sauce, I think... anyway, I saved it by pulling the broccoli out and simply...

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...

I also added some chicken breast to make it more of a meal. It wasn't too dry to eat, but I liked the idea of adding an alfredo sauce.

I thought it was too dry. It works better as a side dish rather than a main dish.

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...

Tasty easy dish and easy to adapt. I used fresh broccoli,trotole instead of ziti and the cheeses I had on hand.