Cavatelli with Broccoli

Accented with garlic and fresh basil, this quick pasta dish is delicious.

Makes 4 servings

6 ounces cavatelli or rotelle pasta (spirals)
1 tablespoon + 1 teaspoon olive oil
4 medium garlic cloves, finely chopped
2 cups broccoli florets
1/4 cup chopped fresh basil
1/2 teaspoon salt
3/4 ounce Parmesan cheese, grated
Freshly cracked black pepper

In large pot of boiling water, cook pasta 7-9 minutes, until tender. Drain, reserving
1/4 cup pasta water, and place in large serving bowl; keep warm. Place large
nonstick skillet over medium-high heat 30 seconds; add oil and heat 30 seconds
more. Add garlic and cook, stirring frequently, 30 seconds, until fragrant.
Add broccoli; cook 3-4 minutes, until tender-crisp. Add broccoli mixture, basil
and salt to pasta; toss, adding just enough of the reserved pasta water to moisten.
Top evenly with cheese and pepper.

SERVING SIZE: 1 1/2 cups

POINTS:  7 (5)

PER SERVING: 247 Calories/7 g Total Fat
2 g Saturated Fat/391 mg Sodium/37 g Carbohydrate/
3 g Dietary Fiber/10 g Protein

* Whenever possible, I calculate ALL my Points on my website with my Offline Points Calculator
in the Half Points Mode, which rounds UP to the nearest Half Point. This keeps my site consistent.

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