This pasta dish is a perfect choice for weeknight cooking. In just 35 minutes, you'll be serving up penne pasta and broccoli rabe with fresh tomatoes and bacon. It's a meal your whole family will enjoy. Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

Diabetic Living Magazine


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  • Wash broccoli rabe, if using; remove and discard woody stems. Coarsely chop leafy greens; set aside.

  • In a large saucepan cook pasta in a large amount of boiling water for 8 minutes. Add broccoli rabe or broccoli florets. Cook about 3 minutes more or just until pasta is tender; drain well. Return mixture to hot saucepan; cover and keep warm.

  • Meanwhile, in a medium saucepan cook onion, bacon and garlic over medium heat about 5 minutes or until onion is tender, stirring occasionally. Reduce heat to low. Add tomatoes, wine and 1/4 teaspoon salt; cook for 2 minutes more, stirring frequently.

  • Add tomato mixture to pasta mixture; toss gently to combine. Sprinkle with cheese.

Nutrition Facts

296 calories; 7.5 g total fat; 3 g saturated fat; 14 mg cholesterol; 365 mg sodium. 281 mg potassium; 38.6 g carbohydrates; 6.5 g fiber; 5 g sugar; 14.3 g protein; 1813 IU vitamin a iu; 43 mg vitamin c; 18 mcg folate; 235 mg calcium; 3 mg iron; 16 mg magnesium;