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Penne Sicilia

  • ¾ lbs Penne
  • 1½ Tbsp Olive Oil - Extra Virgin
  • 1½ cup chopped Onions
  • 1½ lbs Broccoli Florets
  • 1 1/8 cup sliced yellow Zucchini
  • 1 oz crusted Garlic
  • ¼ Tbsp chopped Basil
  • ¼ Tbsp chopped Oregano
  • ¼ Tbsp Red Pepper Flakes, crushed
  • 2 large Plum Tomatoes, chopped
  • ¾ cup red Raisins
  • 2 oz Pine Nuts
  • 1 cup chopped Italian Parsley
  • ¼ cup grated lite Parmesan Cheese

1. Cook pasta in boiling water until tender but firm. Drain, rinse with cool water.
2. In large heavy skillet combine oil, onions, broccoli, zucchini, garlic, basil, oregano, red pepper. Cover and cook until onions are translucent and tender - 8 to 12 minutes.
3. Add tomatoes. Cook 12 minutes, stirring occasionally.
4. Add raisins, nuts and parsley. Cook for 12 minutes. Add pasta and toss. Stir in cheese until well blended.

Yield: 6 servings (2 cups per serving)

Nutrition information per serving:

Calories 370
Protein 10g
Carbohydrate 70g
Fat 5.5g



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