Today's Recipe: Garlic Parmesan Pasta

Submitted by: Elvee O.

Today's recipe can be made as either a vegetarian fare or with your choice of seafood or chicken. Either way it's a pure delight. And it's very quick, too!

Ingredients:

1/2 cup butter 2 tsp. dried basil (crushed)
2 tsp. lemon juice 1 1/4 tsp. garlic powder
3/4 tsp. seasoned salt 8 oz. fettuccine or angel hair pasta (cooked and drained)
1 1/2 cups broccoli floweretts (cooked tender crisp)
3 Tbsp. walnuts (chopped )
fresh, grated parmesan cheese optional:
seasoned, cooked chicken breast or cooked shrimp

Directions:

Melt the butter in a large skillet. Add the basil, lemon juice, garlic powder and seasoned salt, blending well. Add the fettuccine, broccoli, walnuts, and chicken or shrimp (if desired). Blend well and toss to coat the fettuccine. After tossing, add fresh, grated parmesan cheese to top off the dish.