Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Good for you Pasta Primavera!!

 If you are looking for easy and at the same time healthy and delicious. This recipe is a must try!  Any leftovers?  Just reheat in the microwave! They are great! I speak from experience.  I have reheated leftovers of the this meal and received great results and hubby even enjoyed it. (He doesn't care for leftover anything, except meatballs or pasta). Enjoy!

Happy Cooking from my kitchen to yours,

M. J.

 Easy meal for a lazy night!

12 oz. bow tie pasta (Farfalle)
2 tsp. minced garlic
1- 10 oz. bag frozen Italian style vegetables
1- bunch cut cup broccoli florets(steamed) or use frozen if desired
1 1/3 cup chicken broth
3 tablespoons chopped fresh basil
1/2 cup grated Pecorino Romano cheese

Cook pasta until al dente, drain
In a large skillet saute' garlic in 2 tablespoons olive oil for 30 seconds.  Add vegetables and broth.  Reduce heat and cook for 8 minutes or until vegetables are tender or crisp tender.

Stir in cooked pasta, 2 tablespoons basil and 1/4 cup grated cheese

Transfer to serving bowl.  Sprinkle with 1 tablespoon fresh basil, 1/4 cup cheese and salt and pepper to taste.

**Add a salad to compliment this dish.

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