Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Sweet Basil Broccoli with Pasta

Sweet Basil Broccoli with Pasta

3/4 lb. pasta, uncooked*
1 lb. broccoli
1 clove garlic
1/2 tsp. sweet basil
1/2 tsp. parsley
2 tbsp. olive oil
salt to taste

Cut broccoli into large pieces. Place in saucepan with 1/2 cup of water and garlic. Lid and steam for 10 minutes. Add sweet basil, parsley, and salt. Cook uncovered for 5 minutes or until broccoli is soft.

In another kettle, cook pasta in boiling water until tender, then drain. Toss with olive oil. Gently add pasta to the broccoli mixture.

Serve or chill, as this is delicious hot or cold!

*Gluten-free pasta is recommended.

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