Penne with broccoli and garlic

Yield: 4 Servings

Measure Ingredient
1 pounds Penne Pasta; cooked and drained
1 pounds Broccoli
1½ cup Olive Oil
16 \N Cloves Garlic; minced
½ teaspoon Red Pepper Flakes
1 teaspoon Salt

Trim and discard the bottom 2 inches of broccoli. Blanch remaining branches in boiling salted water for 7 minutes. Drain, rinse with cold water, and drain again. Roughly chop stalks and florets into small chunks.

Heat oil in large skillet over medium heat. Add the broccoli, garlic, red pepper, and salt and cook over medium-low heat 10 to 15 minutes. Toss with hot pasta and serve immediately.

NOTES : Egyptian slaves built the pyramids on a diet of garlic, bread and water.

Recipe by: The Totally Garlic Cookbook Posted to recipelu-digest by James and Susan Kirkland <kirkland@...> on Feb 26, 1998

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