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

Updated: October 12, 2014
Randy Mayor; Katie Stoddard

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

GAME PLAN

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.

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