Pasta Primavera Recipe

Looking for an easy Pasta Primavera recipe? Learn how to make Pasta Primavera using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by rhln0

Makes 4 servings



from 101 Delicious Diabetic Recipes (p. 191)

Recipe Ingredients for Pasta Primavera

1/4 lb fresh asparagus spears, diagonally sliced into 1-inch pieces
1/2 cup broccoli florets
1/2 cup fresh snow pea pods, trimmed and diagonally sliced into 1-inch pieces
1/2 cup sliced yellow squash
1/2 cup sliced zucchini
1 sec vegetable cooking spray
1/4 lb fresh mushrooms, sliced
1 clove garlic, minced
1 tbsp chopped fresh chives
9 oz fresh linguine, uncooked
1/4 cup canned vegetable broth
2 tbsp dry white wine
3/4 cup skim milk
1 tbsp whole wheat flour
1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese, divided
1 tbsp chopped fresh parsley
1 1/2 tsp chopped fresh basil
1 serving salt substitute

Recipe Directions for Pasta Primavera

  1. Arrange first 5 ingredients in a vegetable steamer over boiling water. Cover and steam 15 minutes or until crisp-tender.

  2. Coat a nonstick skillet with cooking spray; place over medium-high heat until hot. Add mushrooms and garlic; saute 5 minutes. Add steamed vegetables and chives. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, 5 minutes.

  3. Cook linguine according to package directions, omitting salt and fat. Drain.

  4. Combine vegetable broth and wine in a saucepan. Bring to a boil; cook until reduced to 2 tablespoons. Combine milk and flour. Add to broth mixture. Cook over medium heat 5 minutes, stirring constantly. Pour over pasta; toss. Add 1/4 cup cheese and next 3 ingredients; toss. Top with vegetable mixture; sprinkle with remaining cheese. Yield: 4 servings.

Categories

Pasta, Main Dish, Italian, Vegetarian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 259.8g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
277
Calories from Fat
38
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
4.2g
6%
Saturated Fat
1.7g
9%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
55mg
18%
Sodium
214mg
9%
Potassium
567mg
16%
Total Carbohydrates
44.3g
15%
Dietary Fiber
2.3g
9%
Sugars
4.9g
Protein
15.1g
Vitamin A 17% Vitamin C 45%
Calcium 19% Iron 21%
* 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
  • High in thiamin
  • High in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • Contains alcohol
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