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No-Cream Pasta Primavera Recipe

Looking for an easy No-Cream Pasta Primavera recipe? Learn how to make No-Cream Pasta Primavera using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by rebeccalynn

Makes 8 servings



Pasta, Veggies, and Balsamic Vinegar

Recipe Ingredients for No-Cream Pasta Primavera

12 oz penne pasta
1 yellow squash, chopped
2 zucchinis, chopped
1 carrot, julienned
1 red bell pepper, julienned
3/4 pint tomatoes
1 cup fresh green beans
1/4 cup olive oil, divided
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1 tablespoon Italian seasoning
1 tablespoon butter
1 large yellow onion, thinly sliced
2 cloves garlic, thinly sliced
2/3 cup chopped fresh basil leaves
3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar

Recipe Directions for No-Cream Pasta Primavera

  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees F (230 degrees C). Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil.

  2. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add penne pasta and cook for 10 to 12 minutes or until al dente; drain.

  3. In a bowl, toss squash, zucchini, carrot, red bell pepper, tomatoes, green beans, and asparagus with 2 tablespoons olive oil, salt, pepper, lemon juice, and Italian seasoning. Arrange vegetables on the baking sheet, and roast 15 minutes in the preheated oven, until tender.

  4. Heat remaining olive oil and butter in a large skillet. Stir in the onion and garlic, and cook until tender. Mix in cooked pasta, lemon zest, basil, parsley, and balsamic vinegar. Gently toss and cook until heated through. Remove from heat and transfer to a large bowl. Toss with roasted vegetables and sprinkle with Romano cheese to serve.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 220.2g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
175
Calories from Fat
82
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
9.1g
14%
Saturated Fat
1.8g
9%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
18mg
6%
Sodium
171mg
7%
Potassium
405mg
12%
Total Carbohydrates
20.7g
7%
Dietary Fiber
3.0g
12%
Sugars
5.1g
Protein
3.9g
Vitamin A 42% Vitamin C 83%
Calcium 4% Iron 8%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B+
  Good points
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • Very high in vitamin C
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