Penne with Sun-Dried Tomatoes and Broccoli
8 ounces of whole wheat pasta (or use regular pasta if you'd prefer)
4 cups broccoli florets
1/2 cup oil packed sun-dried tomatoes
3 cloves garlic, minced
1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper
1/2 cup fresh basil
1 teaspoon salt
1. Cook pasta according to package directions.
2. Add the broccoli to the water with the pasta the last 2 minutes of cooking; drain.
3. In a medium saucepan, saute the garlic and crushed red pepper in the reserved oil from the sun-dried tomatoes for about 3 minutes. Stir in the basil. Add this mixture to the pasta and broccoli mixture and toss gently to combine. Sprinkle with fresh parmesan cheese, if desired.
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Penne with Sun-Dried Tomatoes and Broccoli...a perfect dinner for a busy weeknight.