Pasta with Baby Broccoli and Beans
1 (1 pound) package penne pasta (I use what ever pasta I have)
1/4 cup olive oil
1/2 whole head garlic, slivered
1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
2 bunches baby broccoli
1 (14.5 ounce) can fava beans, rinsed & drained ( have used different beans)1/4 cup sun-dried tomatoes
2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Cook the pasta in boiling water until cooked through yet firm to the bite, about 11 minutes; drain.
While the pasta cooks, heat the olive oil in a skillet over medium heat. Cook the garlic and red pepper flakes in the hot oil briefly, about 1 minutes. Stir the broccolini into the garlic; cook and stir together for 5 minutes.
Add the fava beans and sun-dried tomatoes and cook until the beans are completely warmed, 3 to 4 minutes. Remove from heat and toss with the drained pasta in a large bowl. Sprinkle with the Parmesan cheese to serve