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Fusilli with Broccoli and Beans


Recipe Description
Nice light meal with a fresh lemon flavor. You can make it meat free by leaving out the proscuito.​
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Ingredients:
1 bunch broccoli (1 1/4lbs),cut into small pieces

1lb fusilli (tight twist) pasta

1T olive oil

3lg cloves garlic,minced (use less if you must)

1 can cannaloni (white kidney beans) drained & rinsed

2T fresh lemon juice

1/2 tsp S&P

1tsp lemon zest

2 oz shredded prosciuto (I use ham)

1/2 c.(or less) grated parmesan cheese​
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Directions:
~Cook pasta adding broccoli the last 2 min.Drain,reserving 1/2 c. of the cooking liquid. Place in serving bowl,keep warm. In same pan pasta was cooked (or separate pan while pasta is cooking) saute garlic in oil 'til softened. Add reserved liquid & remaining ingredients except cheese. Heat through.Add to pasta, add cheese & toss together.​
 

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Mmmm...fusilli is my FAVORITE pasta!!!
 

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Like the sound of this recipe - mahalo!!
 

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sounds good. i would also sautee a red onion then add red chilli ppr flakes, then the garlic, then the proscuitto and beans to warm. will make this week!
 

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I had some leftover the other day and needed a side dish to go with a piece of grilled meat. I added a bit of mayo, thinning with some Italian dressing, and served it cold. It really made a nice salad, lol. How's that for versatile?
 
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