INGREDIENTS
  • 13 oz whole wheat rotini pasta
  • 1 1/4 cups part skim ricotta cheese
  • 1 cup chopped or sliced grape tomatoes
  • 2 cups cooked broccoli
  • 4 tbsps parmesan cheese
DIRECTIONS
  1. Prepare whole-wheat pasta noodles per package directions.
  2. While cooking, steam the broccoli and slice the grape tomatoes into halves and set both aside.
  3. After draining the pasta, immediately stir in the ricotta so it melts over the pasta. Stir in the broccoli and tomatoes.
  4. Add salt and pepper to taste and red pepper flakes for zip!
  5. Note: despite the simple ingredients list, these nutrient-packed foods provide whole grains, fiber and calcium.