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Lotsa Garlic Linguine and Broccoli Pasta

What you need: 

1 garlic bulb
8-12 oz. whole wheat linguine
1 lb. broccoli
1/3c. unhulled sesame seeds
2T. minced garlic
2T. lemon juice
1 1/2 tablespoon toasted sesame oil
1/2 teaspoon salt
Bag o mints for dessert :)

What you do: 

-Place whole, unpeeled garlic bulb in small ovenproof dish & roast at 375F for 35 minutes. When cool, separate & peel cloves; set aside.
-Cook linguine according to package; set aside. Remove broccoli stem & cut into bite-sized pieces. Steam until just tender, about 5 minutes.
-While steaming, saute minced garlic & sesame seeds in sesame oil for 3 minutes. Stir in roasted garlic cloves, pasta, broccoli, lemon juice & salt. Toss and serve immediately.
*After meal....bring out the bag o mints!!!
*Its the lemon juice that pulls this all together, so add more if you like.

Preparation Time: 
45 min
Cooking Time: 
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I made this with some minced onions, spinach, and red pepper olive oil and ate it cold. Holy crap, throw some vegan parmesean and some garlic salt on top and WOO HOO! A great meal! :)

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