Penne Primavera Recipe

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


Submitted by kebbers

Makes 4 servings



"A great, flavorful pasta dish for the summertime when you don't want something heavy."

Recipe Ingredients for Penne Primavera

1 tablespoon olive oil
1 clove garlic, crushed
2 cups broccoli florets
1 medium carrot, julienned
2 cups vegetable broth
8 ounce penne pasta
1/2 cup frozen peas
1/2 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese

Recipe Directions for Penne Primavera

  1. Heat the olive oil and garlic in a large skillet over medium heat. When garlic is tender, remove from skillet and set aside. Place the broccoli and carrot in the skillet, and cook 2 minutes, just until heated through.

  2. In a pot, bring the vegetable broth to a boil. Stir in the penne pasta and heated crushed garlic clove. Cook for 5 minutes, or until pasta is almost al dente. Remove and discard garlic clove.

  3. Transfer the partially cooked pasta and broth to the skillet. Mix in the peas. Cover skillet, and continue cooking 10 minutes over medium heat, or until pasta is al dente and vegetables are tender. Toss with the Parmesan cheese to serve.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 272.6g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
304
Calories from Fat
82
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
9.1g
14%
Saturated Fat
3.0g
15%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
52mg
17%
Sodium
627mg
26%
Potassium
433mg
12%
Total Carbohydrates
39.4g
13%
Dietary Fiber
2.7g
11%
Sugars
2.4g
Protein
16.1g
Vitamin A 53% Vitamin C 70%
Calcium 18% Iron 16%
* 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
  • Low in sugar
  • High in thiamin
  • High in vitamin A
  • Very high in vitamin C
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