Penne Pasta with Artichoke, Broccoli, and Parmesan (Diabetic Diet) |

This penne pasta dish features a combination of artichoke, broccoli and Parmesan cheese that will be sure to make you feel satisfied. It’s full of vitamins and minerals and just a few of your daily servings of vegetables. This meal is ideal for diabetics and the whole family will enjoy it for dinner.

This recipe serves 7.


  • 1 lb Dreamfields Penne Rigate (cooked according to instructions)
  • 2 tbsps light olive oil
  • 1 small red onion (chopped)
  • 1/2 cup chopped basil
  • 2 cans (14-oz/397-g) quartered artichoke hearts in brine (drained)
  • 1 cup broccoli florets
  • 1 cup (240 ml) white cooking wine
  • 1/2 cup (120 ml) half & half (fat-free)
  • Salt & pepper (to taste)
  • 1/2 cup shredded Parmesan


  1. Preheat oil in a large pan over medium-high heat.
  2. Sauté chopped onion and basil for a minute, then add in artichokes hearts and cook for another few minutes.
  3. Then, add in broccoli and wine and continue to cook until the wine has evaporated.
  4. Stir in half & half and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to a simmer and cook for 10 minutes.
  5. Remove from heat and season with salt and pepper.
  6. Add in cooked pasta and shredded cheese and toss to combine.
  7. Serve immediately.