Pasta with Broccoli Sauce
|Tomato sauce||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Fresh broccoli||1 1⁄2 Pound|
|Boiling water||1 Cup (16 tbs) (adjust quantity as needed)|
|Ziti pasta/Other tubular pasta||1⁄2 Pound (1/2 of a 1 pound package)|
|Grated parmesan cheese||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
1 Trim the stem ends from the broccoli.
2 Wash thoroughly.
3 Cut into 1 -inch pieces.
4 In a 6-quart saucepan, place the broccoli.
5 Add in 6 cups boiling water and 1 teaspoon salt.
6 Cover and cook for 10 minutes or until tender.
7 Drain well.
8 Add to the Tomato Sauce, during the last 10 minutes of cooking.
9 In a large kettle, bring three quarts of water and 1 tablespoon salt to rapid boil.
10 Add ziti and bring back to a boil.
11 Stir occasionally with a long fork to prevent sticking.
12 Cook, uncovered, just until tender, for about 12 minutes.
13 Drain well in a colander or sieve, without rinsing.
14 Turn into a heated serving dish.
15 Pour broccoli sauce over ziti.
16 Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese and serve at once.