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Angel Hair Pasta with Stir-Fried Broccoli

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Category: Pasta, Main Dish, Vegetables

 Ingredients List

  • 1 lb Angel hair pasta
  • Water
  • 3 tb Olive oil
  • 3 Cloves garlic -- finely
  • Chopped
  • 1 Head broccoli, separated
  • Into flowerets
  • 2 Red bell pepper -- diced
  • 2 c Heavy cream
  • 1 c Parmesan cheese -- grated
  • 1/8 ts Nutmeg
  • Salt and pepper -- to taste
  • Parmesan cheese -- for
  • Serving


Cook the pasta in boiling, salted water for 4 to 6 minutes, or until just
tender. Drain the pasta and toss it with 1 tablespoon of the oil to keep
it from sticking together, then keep it warm. Heat the remaining 2
tablespoons of olive oil in a skillet. Add the garlic and saute it lightly;
do not brown. Add the broccoli flowerets and peppers, and saute over medium
heatuntil tender, about 5 to 7 minutes. Remove the vegetables from the
skillet. Add the cream to the pan and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat and
simmer until it starts to thicken, about 5 minutes. Add the Parmesan cheese
and nutmeg, and cook an additional 2 minutes to thicken it a bit more. Add
vegetables and the cooked pasta. Toss them together well. Season with salt
and pepper if needed. Serve immediately, with additional Parmesan on the

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