Pasta With Broccoli, Cauliflower and Beans
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- 1 lb penne or 1 lb fusilli
- 4 garlic cloves, sliced
- 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
- 1 small head of broccoli, cut into 2-inch florets
- 1 small head cauliflower, cut into 2-inch florets
- 2 -4 ounces stock or 2 -4 ounces water
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 1 (14 ounce) can white beans
- parmigiano-reggiano cheese, for sprinkling
- Cook pasta 2 minutes less according to package time.
- Strain and reserve.
- While the pasta is cooking, in a large pot, brown garlic in olive oil over medium heat until golden, about 3 to 4 minutes.
- Add broccoli and cauliflower and cook 1 minute.
- Add a pinch of salt, stir, cover and cook for 3 minutes.
- Add stock, butter and white beans.
- Cook until the beans warm and the sauce slightly thickens, about 5 minutes.
- Add cooked pasta and heat through, about 1 minute.
- Adjust seasoning with salt and pepper.
- Plate into bowls and serve with Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese.
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