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Broccoli & Bow Tie Paste Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Patricia Thrasher-Waller
Added: Monday, January 12, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Kosher Salt
2 packages of fresh broccoli florets, or about 4 heads.
12-oz. package Bow Tie Pasta
3 tbsp. unsalted butter
3 tbsp. good olive oil
3 tsp. minced garlic
2 tbsp. lemon juice
2 tbsp. lemon zest
1 tsp. coarse black pepper
1/4 c. toasted pine nuts-optional
Freshly grated Parmesan cheese

Directions:
Directions:
Place broccoli florets in a microwave proof dish. Add 4 tbsp. water, microwave for 10 minutes, drain any liquid.

Cook bow tie pasta until just tender, drain.

Meantime, in a small saute' pan, heat the butter, olive oil, lemon zest, and garlic over medium heat for 1-2 minutes. Take off the heat, add salt, pepper and lemon juice. Pour over pasta and broccoli, toss well. Season to taste. Sprinkle with nuts and cheese.

To toast nuts: place in a dry saute' pan over medium heat and brown, Tossing often, about 5 minutes.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8-12
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
30 minutes

 

 

 

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