A Garlic-Lover's Pasta Dinner
With a few pantry staples and fresh, ripe tomatoes, you can have this meal on the table in just 35 minutes. (Serves 6)
• Garlicky Pasta with Fresh Tomatoes and Basil
• Broccoli rabe: Broccoli rabe: Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add 1/4 cup chopped shallots, 1 tablespoon butter, and 2 minced garlic cloves; cook 4 minutes. Add 1 teaspoon salt, 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper, and 11/2 pounds broccoli rabe; cook 1 minute. Add 3/4 cup fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth; cover and cook 2 minutes or until crisp-tender.
• Fresh berries
1. While pasta cooks:
• Chop tomatoes, garlic, and shallots
• Clean berries
• Grate cheese
2. While broccoli rabe cooks:
• Chop basil
• Toss pasta
QUICK TIP: To remove garlic peels, place the clove on a flat surface, and crush with the blunt side of a chef's knife.
Cooking Light, August 2007
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