Pasta Primavera Recipe

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Submitted by g00566498

Makes 6 servings



Spring style pasta with bright, festive colors of fresh vegetables.delicious Takes about 15 in to cook not including prep time

Recipe Ingredients for Pasta Primavera

8 oz. uncooked whole wheat spaghetti
2 tsp. margarine
1 onion
2 cups broccoli florets
2 small carrots
1 yellow squash
3/4 cup low-fat, low-sodium chicken broth
1/3 cup parsley
1/3 cup basil
3 tbsp. lemon juice
1/2 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. ground black pepper
3 tbsp. Parmesan cheese, grated

Recipe Directions for Pasta Primavera

  1. Prep by cutting onion in to wedges,chopping carrots, dicing squash, chopping basil and parsely. You can grate the cheese but I just used the already shredded cheese.

  2. Cook the spaghetti according to the package directions, omitting salt; drain well.

  3. While the pasta is cooking, heat the margarine in a large skillet.Add the onion and saute about 1 minute.

  4. Add the vegetables and chicken broth; stir. Cover and simmer about 6 minutes.

  5. Add parsley, basil, lemon juice, salt and pepper. Stir and cook 1 minute more.

  6. Add the spaghetti to the vegetables; toss well.

  7. Sprinkle cheese at serving time.

  8. I added shrimp to mine, any meat is really fine if u want to add it just don't for get to log it.

Categories

Pasta, Vegetables, First Course, Main Dish, Side Dish, Valentine's Day, Boil, Vegetarian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 181.8g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
103
Calories from Fat
23
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
2.5g
4%
Saturated Fat
0.7g
4%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
2mg
1%
Sodium
331mg
14%
Potassium
312mg
9%
Total Carbohydrates
17.5g
6%
Dietary Fiber
3.8g
15%
Sugars
3.2g
Protein
4.9g
Vitamin A 69% Vitamin C 71%
Calcium 7% Iron 6%
* 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
A
  Good points
  • Very low in cholesterol
  • High in dietary fiber
  • Very high in manganese
  • High in selenium
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
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