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Broccoli & Garlic Penne Pasta

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This combination of garlic and broccoli creates exquisite aromas and flavors and makes the perfect topping for hot cooked penne, especially when topped with freshly grated Parmesan cheese.


  • 1 cup Swanson® Chicken Broth
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil leaves , crushed
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 2 cloves garlic , minced
  • 3 cups broccoli flowerets
  • 4 1/2 cups hot cooked penne pasta (medium tube-shaped pasta), cooked without salt
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese

How to Make It

  1. MIX broth, basil, pepper, garlic and broccoli in skillet. Heat to a boil. Cover and cook over low heat for 3 min. or until broccoli is tender-crisp.

    ADD pasta and lemon juice. Toss to coat. Serve with cheese.
    Swanson Kitchen Tip: This recipe is also great using Swanson® Natural Goodness™ or Certified Organic Chicken Broth in place of the regular chicken broth.