RECIPE TITLE "Lemon
Broccoli Penne" Author: Uncle
4 servings 30
- 1/2 lb. plain
- 1 Tbsp. olive oil
- 2 large garlic cloves, minced
- 1/2 medium red
onion, thinly sliced
- 3 cups sliced fresh mushrooms
- 1 1/2 cups vegetable
- 2 large tomatoes, diced
- 1 tsp. dried oregano
- 1/2 tsp. red hot pepper
- 1 tsp. lemon zest
- 1 bunch fresh spinach leaves
- 4 cups broccoli florets
- 1/4 tsp. black pepper
- In a large frying
pan, heat olive oil over high heat. Add garlic and saute' for 30 seconds,
- Immediately add onion
and saute' for 2 minutes, stirring constantly.
- Add mushrooms and
saute' for 5 minutes or until lightly browned, stirring occasionally.
- In a medium size
cooking pot, add vegetable broth, tomatoes, oregano, pepper flakes and
cooked onion/mushroom mixture. Bring to boil, reduce heat to medium-low
and simmer for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
- Stir in lemon zest
and then the spinach. Cover and cook for 2 minutes, or until spinach wilts.
- Meanwhile, cook the
penne pasta in plently of rapidly boiling water for 1 minute less than
the specified cooking time, about 12 to 14 minutes.
- At this point, add
the broccoli florets directly to the pasta and cook both together for
the final minute. Drain pasta and broccoli combination and add to the
- Thoroughly toss all
ingredients together, season to taste and allow to heat through for several
minutes. Transfer to a large serving bowl, or serve immediately straight
from the pot.
- Sprinkle Parmesan
cheese over each serving at the table if desired.
Nutrient Analysis per serving: Calories: 314, Grams Fat: 6, Mg Cholesterol
0, Mg Sodium: 50, Cal/Fat% 17. Note: Each tablespoon of Parmesan cheese
will add 29 Calories, 2 grams Fat, 5 Mg Cholesterol, 116 Mg Sodium.
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