How to cook Linguini with broccoli and olive oil

cook-Linguini-with-Broccoli-and-olive-oilLinguini with broccoli and olive oil is very tasty and easy to prepare, I made it lowfat by omitting the butter and using less oil. I would also recommend either doubling the veggies, or cutting the pasta amount in half. The flavors of the vegetables really come through.

Ingredients of Linguini Broccoli and olive oil recipes:

  • 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 pound linguini pasta
  • 1 pound fresh broccoli, chopped
  • 1 red bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • 1 pinch garlic salt
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced

How to cook Linguini with Broccoli and olive oil:

  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain.
  2. Steam broccoli with 2 tablespoons water in microwave for 6-7 minutes.
  3. In 10-inch skillet, heat olive oil and butter over low heat. Stir in garlic (more or less to suit your tastes) and red pepper slices; saute gently.
  4. Drain broccoli and add to skillet. Sprinkle lightly with garlic salt and saute broccoli and peppers until soft.
  5. Toss vegetable mixture with hot pasta. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.
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