Pasta with broccoli and mushrooms is healthy comfort food. Either as an appetizer or a meat free main course, this recipe will be well received.
1 pk pasta (angel hair type, 8 oz package)
2 T olive oil
1 onion (sliced)
2 clv garlic (crushed)
4 mushroom (large and flat mushrooms such as Portobello, sliced)
2 T tomato paste
1⁄2 c wine (white wine)
4 tomato (ripe, washed and chopped)
1 hd broccoli (cut into florets)
2 T parsley (finely chopped)
cheese (freshly grated Parmesan)
- Cook the pasta according to the manufacturers directions. Keep warm.
- Heat the oil in a large heavy skillet. Add onion and garlic, cook for 3 minutes. Add in the mushrooms, tomato paste, wine and tomatoes, cooking over a medium heat for ten minutes.
- Add in the broccoli, cooking for an additional 5 minutes or until liquid has reduced slightly. Vegetables should be tender.
- Toss with the hot drained pasta, and top with parmesan cheese. Add salt and pepper to taste.