Lately, I’ve been reading a lot about foods in the allium and cruciferous family, and how they can help significantly reduce cancer risk and prevent heart disease. While allium foods (garlic, onions, chives, leeks, etc) and cruciferous foods (broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower, cabbage, etc) are not my favorite, I believe that once you know better, you have to do better- therefore, I’ve made a point to start making more dishes with these ingredients for the health of my family. This simple, yet delicious pasta dish was inspired by my recent learnings.
Ingredients: garlic, broccoli, spinach pasta (or any pasta of your choice), salt, Tony Chachere seasoning, cheese, cilantro (optional). I usually don’t measure ingredients and continue to season until my palette agrees with meal.
Directions: sauté garlic on low heat until cooked, then add broccoli and continue to sauté for about 3 minutes without over-cooking the broccoli. Add salt & Tony Chachere seasoning to mix and stir. Add cooked pasta and stir into mix until ingredients are evenly distributed. Add more salt & Chachere seasoning to your liking. Garnish with cheese & cilantro. Enjoy your meal!