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Pasta With Broccoli In Sweet Tomato Sauce

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Ingredients
  Broccoli florets 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Olive oil 1 Tablespoon
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), minced
  Ripe tomatoes/1 large can low sodium tomatoes, chopped, with their juice 4 Large, peeled, cored, and chopped
  Golden raisins 2 Tablespoon, chopped
  Cayenne pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Whole pine nuts/Chopped almonds 1 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Spaghetti/Linguine 6 Ounce
  Minced parsley 2 Tablespoon
Directions

In a large saucepan, cook the broccoli in enough boiling unsalted water to cover until just tender 2 to 3 minutes.
Rinse under cold running water, drain, and set aside.
In another large saucepan, heat the olive oil over moderately low heat for 30 seconds; add the garlic and cook, uncovered, until golden about 3 minutes.
Add the tomatoes, raisins, and cayenne pepper, and simmer, uncovered, for 15 minutes.
Add the pine nuts and simmer 5 minutes longer.
Meanwhile, cook the spaghetti according to package directions, omitting the salt.
Drain well and place in a large heated serving bowl.
Add the cooked broccoli to the warm tomato sauce, tossing to heat through.
Pour over the pasta and sprinkle with the parsley.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Main Dish
Ingredient: 
Pasta
Interest: 
Healthy

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