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 Pennewith Chicken & Broccoli recipe.  Drain and set aside in a largebowl.  When cool, stir in the tomatoes, feta cheese, chickpeas andsalad 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.