Summer Pasta Recipe

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


Submitted by claire55

Makes 4 servings



Toss some grilled chicken or shrim into this summer-fresh dish-or not. Part of the fun is that this recipe is so flexible. Pick your pasta, vary the veggies, and top it with your favorite cheese.

Recipe Ingredients for Summer Pasta

10 oz spaghetti
2 tablespoon green onion
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 medium squash
1 medium zucchini
1 medium sweet pepper
1/4 cup, sun dried tomatoes
2 cups chopped tomatoes
1/2 cup white wine
1/4 cup pitted kalamata olives
2 oz feta cheese, crumbled
2 tbsp fresh basil

Recipe Directions for Summer Pasta

  1. Cook the pasta in salted water according to package directions; drain. Return pasta to hot pan.

  2. Meanwhile, in a large skillet cook green onion in hot oil over medium heat for 30 seconds.

  3. Stir in assorted vegetables and dried tomatoes. Cook covered for 5 minutes, stirring once.

  4. Stir in fresh tomatoes, wine or broth, and olives, if desired; cook 30 seconds more.

  5. Spoon tomato mixture over cooked pasta; toss gently. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Sprinkle individual servings with cheese and basil.

Categories

Pasta, Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 334.0g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
345
Calories from Fat
84
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
9.3g
14%
Saturated Fat
3.0g
15%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
64mg
21%
Sodium
267mg
11%
Potassium
677mg
19%
Total Carbohydrates
48.9g
16%
Dietary Fiber
2.9g
12%
Sugars
5.8g
Protein
12.3g
Vitamin A 39% Vitamin C 108%
Calcium 12% Iron 20%
* 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 A
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • Contains alcohol
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