Pasta & Beans with Broccoli & Herbs Print
5 cups fusilli or rotini pasta
1 Tbsp olive oil
2 cloves garlic
1 medium onion, chopped
2 (28 oz / 796 ml) cans tomatoes, drained and chopped
1 OXO chicken stock cube
2 Tbsp fresh basil or 2 tsp dried
2 Tbsp chopped fresh oregano or 2 tsp dried
1 (19 oz / 540 ml) can kidney beans or chickpeas, drained and rinsed
2 Tbsp chopped fresh parsley
Salt and pepper
Grated Parmesan cheese (optional)

While pasta is cooking on top of stove, combine oil, garlic and onion in a 2 quart microwavable container.
Microwave at 100% for about 4 minutes or until onion is soft, stirring once.
Add tomatoes, broccoli, chicken stock cube, basil and oregano.
Cover and microwave at 100% for 6 - 8 minutes or until broccoli is tender-crisp, stirring once.
Stir in beans, and microwave for one to 2 minutes, or until heated through.
Mix bean mixture wit hcooked drained pasta and toss with parsley.
Season to taste with salt and pepper.
Serve with Parmesan cheese.
Meks 4 generous servings.
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