Lean Canadian bacon adds smoky flavor to this low-fat main dish recipe. To save prep time, the broccoli and pasta cook in the same pot.

Source: Family Circle
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In large deep pot of lightly salted water, cook penne until al dente, firm yet tender, following package directions. For last 4 minutes of cooking, add broccoli. Drain.

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  • Meanwhile, in large nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add bacon, onion and garlic; sauté 3 minutes. Lower heat to medium; add pepper flakes; cook until onion is softened, about 4 minutes. Stir in broth, salt and pepper; heat through. Remove from heat; stir in tomato.

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  • Transfer hot pasta and broccoli to large serving bowl. Add bacon mixture from skillet; toss to combine. Stir in Parmesan, and serve immediately. Makes 8 servings.

Nutrition Facts

303 calories; 8 g total fat; 2 g saturated fat; 18 mg cholesterol; 674 mg sodium. 43 g carbohydrates; 4 g fiber; 15 g protein;

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