Spicy Mediterranean Pasta

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A delicious vegetarian pasta dish with flavors of the Mediterranean

Ingredients
  • 1 pkg (13.25 oz each) dry whole wheat rotini, uncooked
  • 1 pkg (16 oz each) frozen broccoli florets
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 4 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 can (14.5 oz each) Hunt's® Diced Tomatoes with Basil, Garlic and Oregano, undrained
  • 1 can (15 oz each) cannellini beans, drained, rinsed
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
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Directions
  1. Cook pasta according to package directions, adding broccoli last 8 minutes of pasta cook time.
  2. Meanwhile, heat oil in large skillet over medium heat. Add garlic; cook and stir 1 minute or until fragrant. Add undrained tomatoes, beans, vinegar and red pepper; cook 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  3. Drain pasta mixture, reserving 1 cup of the cooking water. Return pasta and broccoli to saucepan. Add tomato mixture, salt and pepper; toss to coat. If pasta mixture is too dry, add the reserved cooking water, 1/2 cup at a time, until sauce reaches desired consistency.
Cook's Tips

If you don't have balsamic vinegar on hand, try red wine vinegar instead. To replace the fresh garlic with garlic powder, use 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder for the 4 cloves.

Cook's Tips

If you don't have balsamic vinegar on hand, try red wine vinegar instead. To replace the fresh garlic with garlic powder, use 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder for the 4 cloves.

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Nutrition Information
Calories: 285 View complete nutrition information
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Master cook March 03, 2016

Great food quick meal love it!

mangalorespice August 17, 2015

Best Recipe. I loved it. Thanks for sharing the wonderful recipe with us. Buy Online Spices online at http://www.mangalorespice.com

supermom July 19, 2012

I liked this but a little spicy for my seven year old.

Made4Me January 28, 2012

Fast recipe. Great for a quick dinner on Friday night. My family really enjoyed this.