From, "Atlanta Cooknotes," published in cooperation with your Daily Inbox Newsletter.


  • 1 bunch broccoli
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 (8 ounce) box ziti or rigatoni pasta
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 6 Tablespoons butter
  • 4 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper
  • 3 firm fresh tomatoes, quartered and seeded
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese


Cut broccoli into bite-sized pieces.  Steam with salt about ten minutes or until tender.  Cook pasta according to package directions.  Heat olive oil, butter, garlic and red pepper.  Toss broccoli in the oil mixture, and pour over pasta.  Recipe can be prepared to this point and kept warm.  When ready to serve, toss pasta mixture with tomatoes and sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.  Serve immediately.

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