Penne Pasta Primavera

20 Aug

2 3/4 cups fresh broccoli flowerets 
vegetable cooking spray 
1 tsp olive oil 
3/4 cup chopped onion 
2 tsp chopped garlic 
1 can (14 1/2 oz) no salt added whole tomatoes, drained and chopped 
3/4 cup garbanzo beans, drained 
1/4 cup chablis or other dry white wine 
5 oz penne pasta, uncooked 
1 1/2 tbs coarsely chopped fresh basil 

Arrange broccoli in a vegetable steamer over boiling water. Cover and steam for 4 minutes or until crisp tender. Set aside and keep warm. Coat a medium nonstick skillet with cooking spray and add olive oil. Place over medium high heat until hot. Add onion and garlic, saute for 3 minutes or until tender. Add tomato, garbanzo beans and wine, cook for 5 minutes over medium heat, stirring frequently. Cook pasta according to package, omitting salt and fat, drain. Place pasta in a serving bowl. Add broccoli tomato mixture and basil, toss gently. Serve immediately Serves 6.


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