Pasta with Broccoli Florets

florets cut from 1 head of broccoli (or 2 small heads)
1/2 pound of pasta
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 tablespoons butter
1 clove garlic, minced
1/2 pound mushrooms (whole, halved or sliced)
1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese

Cook broccoli florets in boiling water 2-3 minutes.  Remove with slotted spoon.  Cook pasta in same water.  Meanwhile, heat olive oil and butter in skillet.  Saute garlic and mushrooms 3-4 minutes.  Stir in broccoli.  Drain pasta.  Toss with broccoli mixture and cheese.  Makes 2-4 servings.

Source: From Asparagus to Zucchini: A Guide to Cooking Farm-Fresh Seasonal Produce by the Madison Area Community Supported Agriculture Coalition


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