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      RECIPES FOR TODDLERS

      Broccoli & Carrot Pasta

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      Ingredients:

      • 90g Pasta
      • 50g Broccoli Florets (About half a head)
      • 50g Carrot
      • Optional 35g pine nuts, toasted by lightly tossing over medium heat
      • Optional 5g freshly grated Parmesan cheese

       

      Sauce Seasoning:

      • 2 tsp of butter (about 10g)
      • 2 tsp of extra light virgin olive oil
      • ⅔ tsp of minced garlic
      • ½ tsp grated lemon zest
      • 1 tbsp lemon juice
      • Dash of salt and freshly ground black pepper

      Method

      1) In a pot of boiling salted water, cook the broccoli and carrots for 3 minutes. Do not overcook it. Remove the broccoli, place them in a large bowl and set aside.

       

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      2) In the same water, cook the pasta. Drain well and add to the broccoli.

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      3) Meanwhile, in a small sauce pan or skillet, heat the butter and olive oil until the butter is melted. Add garlic and lemon zest. Cook over medium low heat for 1 minute. Off the heat, add salt, pepper and lemon juice. 

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      4) Pour the sauce over the pasta, broccoli and carrots.

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      5) Toss well and season to taste (with extra salt and pepper).

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      6) Divide the pasta between 2 shallow bowls. Serve warm. Sprinke Parmesan cheese and optional pine nuts just before eating.

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