Rigatoni with Broccoli, Beans and Basil
- In Dutch oven cook pasta according to package directions, adding broccoli during the last 5 minutes of cooking. Reserve 3/4 cup of the pasta cooking water. Drain pasta and broccoli; return to pan.
- Meanwhile, in large bowl combine beans, garlic, and 3 Tbsp. of the oil. Mash about 1/2 of the bean mixture. Stir in basil, pasta water, and 1/2 tsp. salt. Stir into pasta and broccoli in Dutch oven. Cover and keep warm.
- For croutons, in skillet heat remaining oil over medium heat. Add bread cubes and red pepper. Cook and stir 1 to 2 minutes, until crisp. Top pasta with croutons and basil. Makes 4 servings.
Nutrition Facts (Rigatoni with Broccoli, Beans and Basil)
- Per serving:
- 456 kcal cal.,
- 15 g fat
- (2 g sat. fat,
- 2 g polyunsaturated fat,
- 10 g monounsatured fat),
- 0 mg chol.,
- 601 mg sodium,
- 70 g carb.,
- 9 g fiber,
- 3 g sugar,
- 17 g pro.
- Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet