Bring out the extra pasta from last night’s Cheesy Pasta with Chicken & Broccoli , add a few more easy ingredients and voila, dinner #2 is ready.
Makes 4 to 5 Servings
8 ounces dried penne pasta
4 to 5 cups medium-size broccoli florets
1 cup grape tomatoes, halved
1 cup crumbled feta cheese
One 7 ¾-ounce can chickpeas, drained and rinsed, or half a 15-ounce can cannellini beans, drained and rinsed
1/3 to ½ cup Italian salad dressing
Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
See directions for cooking the pasta and broccoli from the Cheesy Penne with Chicken & Broccoli recipe. Drain and set aside in a large bowl. When cool, stir in the tomatoes, feta cheese, chickpeas and salad dressing. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Serve cold.
Liz Weiss and Janice Newell Bissex are Meal Makeover Moms . Check out their website for more recipes.