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broccoli feta pasta sauce

BROCCOLI FETA PASTA SAUCE

A delicious, creamy and silky sauce that works wonderfully over pasta or potatoes. It’s loaded with healthy broccoli and is a delightfully unique pasta sauce recipe that will help keep your Weight Watchers goals in check.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 171 kcal

Ingredients

  • 16 oz package of broccoli florets
  • 5 oz fat free feta cheese
  • 2 tbsp light butter
  • 1 small onion (finely chopped)
  • 3 garlic cloves (minced)
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/3 cup water
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Using microwave or vegetable steamer, steam broccoli until tender.
  2. In a large, nonstick skillet, melt butter over medium high heat. Add in onions and garlic and sauté for about 3-4 minutes or until onions begin to soften and become translucent.
  3. Transfer cooked onions and garlic to a blender. Add in the steamed broccoli, feta cheese, olive oil , lemon juice, water, and salt & pepper. Puree until smooth. Add additional water if sauce is too thick.

Recipe Notes

Entire recipe makes 4 servings

Serving size is about 3/4 cup

Each serving = 2 Points*

*based only on ingredients that have an SP Freestyle value

Nutrition Facts
BROCCOLI FETA PASTA SAUCE
Amount Per Serving
Calories 171 Calories from Fat 87
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 9.7g 15%
Saturated Fat 4.2g 21%
Cholesterol 15mg 5%
Sodium 649mg 27%
Potassium 411mg 12%
Total Carbohydrates 12.2g 4%
Dietary Fiber 3.4g 14%
Sugars 5.4g
Protein 11.2g 22%
Calcium 15%
Iron 5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.