Broccoli Noodle Side Dish


Classifications: Vegetables

Qty Measure Ingredient


6 cups uncooked wide noodles (8 oz)

3 to 4 cloves garlic, minced

1/4 cup olive or vegetable oil

4 cups broccoli florets, about 1 pound

1/2 pound fresh mushrooms, thinly sliced

1/2 teaspoon dried thyme

1/4 teaspoon pepper

1 teaspoon salt, optional

Instructions: Cook noodles according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a skillet, saute garlic in oil until tender. add broccoli; saute for 4 minutes or until crisp-tender. Add mushrooms, thyme, pepper and salt if desired; saute for 2-3 minutes. Drain noodles; add to broccoli mixture. Stir gently over low heat until heated through.



Background: Note: DIABETIC EXCHANGES: One serving (prepared without salt) equals 1-1/2 fat, 1 starch, 1 vegetable; also, 167 calories, 12 mg sodium, 23 mg cholesterol, 20 gm carbohydrate, 5 gm protein, 8 gm fat.

Serves: 8

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