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Pasta With Broccoli In Sweet Tomato Sauce

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  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

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

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1321 Calories from Fat 318

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 37 g57.2%

Saturated Fat 4.3 g21.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 262.1 mg10.9%

Total Carbohydrates 225 g75.1%

Dietary Fiber 12.1 g48.6%

Sugars 38.1 g

Protein 58 g115.7%

Vitamin A 597.2% Vitamin C 1316%

Calcium 55.7% Iron 101.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Pasta With Broccoli In Sweet Tomato Sauce Recipe