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  • Pasta and Broccoli

  • Ingredients:

    • Fresh broccoli*
    • Penne pasta
    • Fresh garlic
    • 4 tablespoons olive oil
    • 4 tablespoons margarine
    • Parmesan cheese
    • 1 to 1 cups and 3 tablespoons low-salt chicken broth
    • 1 tablespoons cornstarch
    • Salt to taste
    • Pepper to taste

    Heat margarine and olive oil in large frying pan. Add chopped garlic. Do Not Brown. Add broccoli crowns and mix well to coat the broccoli with the olive oil/margarine/garlic mixture. Add 1 to 1 1/2 cups chicken broth. Lower heat; cover and steam broccoli. Mix 1 tablespoons cornstarch with 3 tablespoons chicken broth and stir into mixture in frying pan to thicken. Add prepared penne pasta. Mix to heat through. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese, salt and pepper to taste.

    *Any combination of fresh crispy-type vegetables can be used.

    Recipe from Newport Hospital's Book of Favorite Recipes, compiled by hospital staff and friends.

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