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Broccoli Bacon Pasta 

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups broccoli
  • 6 ounces multigrain penne pasta, uncooked
  • ½ cup chopped onions
  • 1 slice bacon, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 4 medium roma tomatoes, chopped
  • 1/3 cup reduced sodium chicken broth
  • ¼ cup asiago cheese, shaved
  • ¼ teaspoon salt

 

Directions:

  1. Wash vegetables; remove stem from broccoli florets.
  2. In large saucepan cook pasta in boiling water until tender.
  3. Meanwhile, in medium saucepan, steam broccoli.
  4. In another medium saucepan cook onion, bacon, and garlic over medium heat about 5 minutes or until onion is tender, stir occasionally.
  5. Reduce heat to low and add tomatoes, broth, and salt. Cook 2 minutes, stir frequently.
  6. Add tomato mixture to pasta, toss gently to combine. Garnish with cheese.

 

Makes 4 servings (1 ¼ cup servings)

Calories: 296 Kcal

Total fat: 7 gm
Saturated fat: 3 gm
Cholesterol: 14 mg
Sodium: 365 mg
Carbohydrate: 39 gm
Protein: 14 gm

 

*Acquired from Diabetic Living Magazine Winter 2011