Pasta With Broccoli And Beans

Pasta With Broccoli And Beans
Servings: 6 Prep 10 mins Cook 20 mins


  • 1 pound penne pasta
  • 2 slices bacon, chopped
  • 5 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 8 cups broccoli flowerets (from 2 heads broccoli
  • 1/2 sweet red pepper, cored, seeded and cut into 1 x 1/4-inch strips
  • 1 can (16 ounces) cannellini beans, undrained
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt

Make It

1. Cook penne following package directions. Drain.

2. Meanwhile, cook bacon in small saucepan over medium-low heat for 5 minutes or until bacon is almost cooked. Drain on paper toweling.

3. Cook garlic in oil in large nonstick saucepan over medium-low heat, stirring, 3 minutes, until golden; do not let burn. Discard garlic.

4. Add broccoli flowerets and red pepper strips to oil in saucepan; cover; cook over low heat 8 minutes or until broccoli is tender.

5. Add beans with their liquid, salt, bacon and pasta to broccoli in saucepan; heat through. Serve. Makes 6 servings.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 6; Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 521, Fat, total (g): 21, chol. (mg): 2, carb. (g): 69, pro. (g): 17, sodium (mg): 561, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.