Diabetic Penne with Broccoli Rabe

Amber Kirby


Diabetic Recipe


★★★★★ 2 votes

20 Min


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  • 12 oz
    broccoli florets
  • 6 oz
    dried multi-grain penne pasta
  • 1/2 c
    chopped onion
  • 1 slice
    bacon, coarsely chopped
  • 2 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 4
    medium plum tomatoes, seeded and chopped
  • 1/3 c
    dry white wine or reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1/4 c
    shaved asiago cheese (1 oz.)

How to Make Diabetic Penne with Broccoli Rabe


  1. Wash broccoli, set aside.
  2. In a large saucepan cook pasta in a large amount of boiling water for 8 minutes.
  3. Add broccoli rabe or broccoli florets. Cook about 3 minutes more or just until pasta is tender; drain well.
  4. Return mixture to hot saucepan; cover and keep warm.
  5. Meanwhile, in a medium saucepan cook onion, bacon, and garlic over medium heat about 5 minutes or until onion is tender, stirring occasionally.
  6. Reduce heat to low. Add tomatoes, wine, and 1/4 teaspoon salt; cook for 2 minutes more, stirring frequently.
    4. Add tomato mixture to pasta mixture; toss gently to combine. Sprinkle with cheese.

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About Diabetic Penne with Broccoli Rabe

Course/Dish: Pasta
Other Tag: Healthy

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