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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.

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine


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35 mins
35 mins


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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; protein 14.3g; carbohydrates 38.6g; dietary fiber 6.5g; sugars 4.9g; fat 7.5g; saturated fat 3g; cholesterol 14mg; vitamin a iu 1813.2IU; vitamin c 43.3mg; folate 18.4mcg; calcium 235.1mg; iron 2.8mg; magnesium 15.6mg; potassium 281.5mg; sodium 364.8mg.