Friday, June 11, 2010

Meatless Monday Recipe-Broccoli and Bowties

Broccoli and Bowties

    1 lb. dry farfalle pasta 2 cups broccoli florets 3 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil 1 clove garlic, minced Juice and zest of 1 lemon 2 tsp. salt 1 tsp. pepper 1/4 cup toasted pine nuts

1. Bring a large pot of salted water to a rapid boil, then add the dry pasta. Cook according to package directions, drain, and set aside.

2. In a medium saucepan, bring about 4 cups of water to a boil. Add the broccoli and cook about 2 minutes. Drain and set aside.

3. Place a small sauté pan over medium-low heat. Add the oil and garlic and sauté for 1 minute. Remove from heat and add the lemon juice, zest, salt, and pepper.

4. In a large mixing bowl, combine the cooked pasta, broccoli, lemon-olive oil sauce, and toasted pine nuts. Toss until well coated and season with additional salt and pepper if desired.

Found: (PETA)

Makes 8 servings

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