4 packs of any whole wheat pasta (Rigatoni or Fetuccini)
2 tbsp. olive oil
4 wedges of Laughing Cow Light Cheese (preferably the Swiss flavored)
1/2 tsp. hot red pepper flakes
1 pound broccoli florets (6 cups)
2 6-oz. jars whole pimientos or roasted peppers, drained and diced
1/2 cup fresh grated Parmesan cheese
1 tsp salt
1/2 tsp of pepper
3 garlic cloves, minced
Warm the oil garlic, and red pepper flakes over medium heat for two minutes. Add the broccoli and saute for 2-3 minutes. Add 1/2 cup water and cover. Cook broccoli until tender-crisp, about 3 minutes.
Drain and rinse the pasta and DRY THOROUGHLY with paper towels. Put the pasta in a microwave safe bowl and cover top the pasta with the Laughing Cow wedges. Microwave unto cheese has softened almost to the point of completely melting, approximately 1 minute. Then, mix the cheese in very well with the pasta. Next, toss the pasta with the diced peppers. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Pour the broccoli over pasta, sprinkle with Parmesan cheese and serve. Enjoy!
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