Lemon Pasta with Green Beans and Broccoli
Dinner last night, yummy!!! And super easy!
1 cup trimmed fresh green beans
7 cups broccoli florets
1 pound pasta
4 tablespoons butter
4 tablespoons olive oil
1 teaspoon freshly pressed or minced garlic
2 lemons, zested
1/2 teaspoon pepper
2 teaspoons salt
2 – 4 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
1/2 cup toasted pine nuts (to toast pine nuts, put them in a dry sauce pan over medium low heat and cook, tossing often, for about 5 minutes, until light golden brown)
grated Parmesan cheese
1 Cook green beans for 2 minutes in a pot of salted boiling water. Add broccoli and boil for an additional 3 minutes. Remove veggies from water with slotted spoon or sieve and place in large bowl.
2 Cook pasta according to package directions in same water/pot. Drain well and add to veggies in bowl.
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