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Cavatelli and Broccoli

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“Cavatelli is my favorite pasta because it is a big thick pasta to bite. This recipe is from my aunt-in-law; she serves it in a crock pot for all of our summer get togethers. The flavor is just as amazing as the smell of it cooking!”

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  1. Saute garlic in 2 Tbsps butter.
  2. Add broccoli and mushrooms; stir fry until al dente.
  3. Add broth to cooled broccoli.
  4. Simmer on medium to medium low until the following steps are completed.
  5. Cook cavatelli as directed on back of package until done .
  6. Drain really well.
  7. Top with other 2 Tbsps of butter.
  8. Add cornstarch mixture to broccoli sauce and stir well to thicken.
  9. Pour over cavatelli and season with salt, pepper, and garlic salt.
  10. Stir well and add grated parmesan.
  11. ***To make in a crockpot; make the same way but put the cooked cavatelli in the crockpot and pour sauce over cavatelli. Cook on low for 2-4 hours.

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