Looking for a new pasta recipe to serve your family? Try our Penne with Arugula, Broccoli and Pine Nuts recipe. This vegetarian-friendly pasta dish is as easy to make as it is delicious.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 4 servings
3 cups penne pasta, uncooked
2 cups small broccoli florets
1/4 cup KRAFT Italian Vinaigrette Dressing made with Extra Virgin Olive Oil, divided
1/2 cup chopped onions
4 cloves garlic, minced
1 cup shredded carrots
2 Tbsp. lemon juice
2 cups tightly packed baby arugula
3/4 cup KRAFT Shredded Parmesan Cheese
1/4 cup pine nuts, toasted
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Let's Make It
Cook pasta in large saucepan as directed on package, omitting salt and adding broccoli to the boiling water for the last 3 min. Drain pasta mixture, reserving 1/2 cup cooking water.
Heat 2 Tbsp. dressing in large nonstick skillet on medium heat. Add onions and garlic; cook and stir 7 min. or until onions are tender. Stir in reserved cooking water; bring to boil. Simmer on medium-low heat 2 min. or until sauce is reduced by half, stirring occasionally. Add pasta mixture, carrots, lemon juice and remaining dressing; cook and stir 2 min. or until heated through. Remove from heat.
Add arugula and cheese; mix lightly. Sprinkle with pine nuts.
Season with freshly ground black pepper to taste before serving.
Substitute toasted chopped walnuts for the pine nuts.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 15g
Saturated Fat 4.5g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 65g
Dietary Fibers 5g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
4 servings, 1-1/2 cups each
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.