Balsamic Penne with Broccoli and Green Beans

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Balsamic Penne with Broccoli and Green Beans

Dinner yesterday, quick, easy and yummy, my three favorite things!

1 pound package penne

2 cups broccoli florets

1/2 pound fresh green beans, ends trimmed

Parmesan cheese, for topping

Balsamic Vinaigrette

1 – 2 cloves garlic, minced or pressed

1/3 cup Balsamic vinegar

1/2 cup olive oil

1/2 teaspoon basil

1/2 teaspoon oregano

drop of honey

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon pepper

1  Cook pasta according to package directions.  During last 4 minutes of cooking time, add the green beans and during the last 2 minutes of cooking time, add the broccoli.

2  While pasta is cooking, combine all vinaigrette ingredients in a small bowl.

3  Drain pasta/veggies and return to cooking pot.  Pour vinaigrette over pasta and stir to combine.  Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese before serving.

vinaigrette recipe from Cincy Shopper

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