Pasta with Mushrooms and Broccoli Rabe

3 Reviews
100% would make this recipe again

Preparation : 15 min Cooking : 10 min
390 calories/serving
  • Very easy
  • Gluten Free
  • Nuts & Peanuts Free
  • Heart-healthy


160 g broccoli rabe
160 g gluten free/wheat free shells, or penne 2 1/2 cups
2 tsp olive oil 10 mL
2 Portobello mushrooms, cut into 1 cm-thick slices 90 g
30 g salami, spicy, cut into small pieces
1/4 sprig rosemary, fresh, finely chopped 1 g
2 tbsp pasta cooking water 30 mL
2 tbsp Parmesan cheese, grated [optional] 6 g
1 pinch salt [optional] 0.2 g
ground pepper to taste [optional]

Before you start

Keep the serving dishes in the oven at the lowest setting so they are warm when you serve.

Put a colander in the sink to drain the cooked pasta so that it will be ready when needed.


  1. Prepare the broccoli rabe: remove any tough portions of the stalks and wash well. Blanch in a pot with plenty of salted water about 4-5 min, then drain. Cut the broccoli rabe into chunks and set them aside, keeping them warm.
  2. To save time, the rest of the sauce preparation and pasta cooking can be done at the same time. Cook the pasta.
  3. In the meantime, heat the oil in a skillet over medium heat. Gently sauté the mushrooms, with stirring, until they are cooked al dente. Add the drained broccoli rabe, salami and rosemary.
  4. Drain the pasta, setting aside the required amount of cooking water. Pour the water and pasta into the skillet with the seasoned vegetables, then mix well. Adjust the seasoning, add the grated Parmesan (optional), then serve in the warmed dishes.

Nutrition Facts Table

per 1 serving (190g)


% Daily Value




8 g

12 %

Saturated 1.1 g
+ Trans 0 g

6 %


10 mg


270 mg

11 %


63 g

21 %


5 g

20 %


3 g


15 g

Vitamin A

37 %

Vitamin C

38 %


14 %


19 %

Servings of Canada's Food Guide

1 serving of this recipe is equivalent to :
Vegetables and Fruits : 1 ¼ servings
Grain Products : 2 ¼ servings
Milk and Alternatives : 0 serving
Meat and Alternatives : ¼ serving


This recipe is :
Free  :
Added Sugar, Trans Fat
Low  :
Cholesterol, Saturated Fat
Source of  :
Calcium, Copper, Magnesium, Manganese, Pantothenic Acid, Selenium, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B6, Zinc
Good source of  :
Fibre, Folacin, Iron, Niacin, Phosphorus, Vitamin C, Vitamin E
Excellent source of  :
Potassium, Vitamin A, Vitamin K
Diet-related health claims  :


1 serving of this recipe is equivalent to :
Food Group Exchanges
Starches 4
Vegetables 0
Meat and Alternatives ½
Fats 1

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Members' Reviews

3 Reviews (2 with rating only ) 100% would make this recipe again
november 07, 2009

This was really good!I don't like brocoli rabe, so I just used plain brocoli. I also added a clove of garlic.

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This recipe is in the following categories

Pasta | Main courses/Entrées | High Iron | Heart-healthy | Low Saturated Fat | Low Cholesterol | High Fibre | Italian

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november 07, 2009

This was really good!I don't like brocoli rabe, so I just used plain brocoli. I also added a clove of garlic.

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