Penne Rapini

Penne Rapini
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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 425.2
  • Total Fat: 16.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 13.8 mg
  • Sodium: 318.2 mg
  • Total Carbs: 62.0 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 11.0 g
  • Protein: 14.2 g

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Number of Servings: 6


    5 slices bacon
    1 pound rapini (broccoli rabe)
    1 pound whole-wheat penne pasta
    4 garlic cloves, peeled and sliced
    1/4 cup sliced pitted black olives
    1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper
    1/4 pound sliced mushrooms
    2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
    2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese


1. Cook bacon in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat for 6 minutes, until crisp. Cool and crumble bacon; save drippings.

2. Rinse rapini; cut into 2-inch pieces. Blanch in a large pot of lightly salted boiling water for 1 minute. Remove with a slotted spoon; scoop out 1/4 cup water. Return remaining water to boiling; add pasta. Cook as per package instructions. Drain.

3. While pasta cooks, reheat bacon drippings and add garlic, olives, red pepper and mushrooms to pan. Cook 3 minutes, until garlic is softened. Add reserved water and rapini. Cook 2 minutes. Toss with pasta, bacon, olive oil and Parmesan.

Serving Size: Makes 6 servings

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user FAMILY_RECIPES.

TAGS:  Beef/Pork |