PENNE PASTA WITH BROCCOLI & TOMATO SAUCE

Ellen Bales

By
@Starwriter

My good friend Norma recently gave me a bag full of recipes that she has no use for. What a great friend! This luscious-sounding recipe came from there.
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Rating:

Serves:

6

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

20 Min

Ingredients

12 oz
(3-1/2 cups) uncooked penne pasta
3 1/2 c
broccoli florets
1 Tbsp
olive oil
2 to 4 clove
garlic, minced
1 can(s)
(28 oz.) crushed tomatoes with added puree, undrained
1/4 c
dry red wine
1 Tbsp
chopped fresh basil - or - 1 tsp. dried basil leaves
1 tsp
sugar
1/2 tsp
salt

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cook penne pasta to desired doneness as directed on package, adding broccoli during last 4 minutes of cooking time.
2
Meanwhile, in a large skillet, heat oil over medium heat until hot. Add garlic; cook and stir 2 to 3 minutes or until tender. Stir in tomatoes and remaining ingredients; simmer 15 to 20 minutes or until thickened, stirring occasionally.
3
To serve, drain penne and broccoli; arrange on serving platter. Spoon sauce over top. If desired, sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pasta
Regional Style: Italian
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy
Hashtags: #filling, #colorful