Place broccoli and 2 cups of water in a microwave safe vegetable steamer, and cook in the microwave uncovered without lid for about 8 minutes, or until tender. Once cooked leave to stand for 2 minutes, then drain and set aside.
Place the penne into a saucepan and cook with water according to the pasta packet instructions for about 15 minutes, or until al dente, then drain.
Combine the cooked pasta and all other remaining ingredients with the cooked broccoli in a rice cooker and mix well to combine.
Divide among 4 bowls, and serve with mixed salad on the side.
To store leftovers in the fridge or freezer. To enjoy later simply pop open the lid steam release vent and microwave reheat.
This recipe makes a great pasta salad for lunch the next day!