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Creamy Pasta With Broccoli

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Ingredients
  Broccoli 3⁄4 Bunch (75 gm), cut into florets (Small Bunch)
  Cauliflower head 1 Small
  Whole wheat noodles/Egg noodles 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
  Olive oil/Corn oil 1 Tablespoon
  Garlic 3 Clove (15 gm), minced
  Fresh mushrooms 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs), thickly sliced
  Low fat small curd cottage cheese 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  1% milk 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Parmesan cheese 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), grated
  Salt To Taste
  Cayenne pepper To Taste
Directions

In a large pan of boiling, salted water cook broccoli and cauliflower for 5 minutes or until tender-crisp.
With a slotted spoon remove vegetables; reserve cooking liquid.
Bring reserved liquid to a boil over medium-high heat.
Add pasta.
Cook for 8 to 10 minutes or al dente; drain.
In a large skillet heat oil over medium heat.
Add garlic.
Saute for 2 minutes.
Add mushrooms.
Saute for 5 minutes.
Add broccoli and cauliflower.
Saute for 2 to 3 minutes longer.
In a food processor combine cottage cheese, milk and Parmesan cheese.
Process until smooth.
Add to broccoli mixture with pasta; toss to mix.
Season with salt and cayenne pepper.
Serve immediately.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Boiled
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Broccoli
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
15 Minutes

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