CHEF JEFF — ONE BYTE AT A TIME: Broccoli FarfalleThis pasta side would go well with chicken.
By: Herald Staff Report,
This pasta side would go well with chicken.
¼ pound farfalle (bow-tie pasta) (about ½ cup)
½ pound broccoli florets (about 3 cups)
2 teaspoons olive oil
1 teaspoon minced garlic
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
Bring a large saucepan with 3 to 4 quarts of water to a boil over high heat.
Add pasta and cook 5 minutes. Add broccoli and continue to cook 5 minutes.
Drain, leaving about ¼ cup water in the saucepan. Add the olive oil and garlic to the reserved water. Return pasta and broccoli to the saucepan and toss to mix well. Add salt and pepper to taste.
Yield: Serves 2.
Approximate nutritional analysis per serving: 287 calories, 18 percent of calories from fat, 5.8 grams fat (0.8 grams saturated, no cholesterol, 11 grams protein, 49.5 grams carbohydrates, 1.9 grams fiber, 34 milligrams sodium.
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