*  Exported from  MasterCook Mac  *
 
                         Pasta with Bitter Broccoli
 
 Recipe By     : MicroWave Gourmet/tpogue@idsonline
 Serving Size  : 8    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    :
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1      pound         spaghetti
      3/4  cup           olive oil
   14      cloves        garlic -- chopped
      1/2  teaspoon      red pepper flakes
    1 1/2  pounds        broccoli di rape (bitter broccoli) -- bunches, trimmed
    2      teaspoons     salt
                         parmesan cheese -- fresh grated
 
 Cook the pasta.
 Combine oil, garlic, and red pepper flakes in a 14 x 11 x 2 dish. Heat, uncov
 ered, at 100% for 4 minutes. Add broccoli and stir to coat. Cover tightly with p
 lastic. Cook at 100% for 10 minutes.
 Remove from oven. Uncover and stir  well. Add drained pasta and salt and toss to
  combine. Serve hot with cheese passed on the side.
 
 To serve four . heat 1/3 cup oil, 6 cloves garlic in 11 x 81/2 x 2 dish uncov
 ered for 3 minutes. Add 3/4 lb. broccoli, cover, and cook for 7 minutes
 
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 Per serving: 396 Calories; 21g Fat (48% calories from fat); 8g Protein; 44g Carb
 ohydrate; 0mg Cholesterol; 538mg Sodium
 
 NOTES : It’s also good served as a vegetable with poached fish. Be mindful that
 it is bitter. Calls for mature taste buds :)