Broccoli and Garlic Penne Pasta

Broccoli and Garlic Penne Pasta

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"More than just a cooking liquid, Swanson® Chicken Broth becomes a pasta sauce with tender-crisp broccoli and garlic simmered to perfection before tossing with pasta."

Ingredients

20 m servings
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Directions

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  1. Mix broth, basil, pepper, garlic and broccoli in skillet. Heat to a boil. Cover and cook over low heat for 3 minutes or until broccoli is tender-crisp.
  2. Add pasta and lemon juice. Toss to coat. Serve with cheese.

Footnotes

  • Swanson Kitchen Tip
  • This recipe is also great using Swanson(R) Natural Goodness(TM) or Certified Organic Chicken Broth in place of the regular chicken broth.

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Surprising light and tasty, and quite easy to make. I did tweak the recipe a bit: - doubled the broth, - substituted 1 1/2 Tbsp fresh basil for the dried stuff - added extra garlic - added 1 c...

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I found this to be very bland. After following the recipe as written I wound up adding all kinds of stuff to give it more flavor. I will not make this again.

Surprising light and tasty, and quite easy to make. I did tweak the recipe a bit: - doubled the broth, - substituted 1 1/2 Tbsp fresh basil for the dried stuff - added extra garlic - added 1 c...

This is just "ok". Nothing to write home about/serve company, but still a pleasant weeknight meal and eons better than fast food. I made it as is (minus the black pepper, of course) and I doub...

I found this to be very bland. After following the recipe as written I wound up adding all kinds of stuff to give it more flavor. I will not make this again.

This was simple and delicious! Very low fat, and the kids loved it:-) I added cut up chicken breast, and about a TBL of cornstarch and water just to thicken the broth a tad...made it stick to t...

This is one of my favorites for simple weekenight cooking. I generally use whole-wheat or spinach pasta because I find that it holds up better to the cooked broccoli, and the texture provides a...

I enjoyed this dish, although I will admit that I did make some changes based on what some of the other reviews said. I made a roux using 2TBSP butter and 2TBSP cornstarch, and added that to th...

Not the greatest recipe by itself, but I think with a little more tweaking it might work. I used double or more chicken broth and added cornstartch per other reviewers. I also tried adding a lit...

Had to use Rotini instead of Penne because that is what I had. I am amazed at how easy this recipe was and how much flavor the finished dish had. We really liked this for dinner and it was sup...

Made the recipe using exact measurements. Was to bland for me. I added more cheese,more broth,cut up cooked chicken breast. Was ok, my four year old nephew devoured it though!