Whole Wheat Pasta with Ricotta and Vegetables Recipe

Looking for an easy Whole wheat pasta with ricotta and vegetables recipe? Learn how to make Whole wheat pasta with ricotta and vegetables using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by kristi299

Makes 4 servings



pasta and veggies with ricotta cheese

Recipe Ingredients for Whole wheat pasta with ricotta and vegetables

8 oz whole wheat pasta
2 1/2 cups broccoli florets
1 1/2 cups asparagus or green beans cut into 1-inch pieces
1 cup light ricotta cheese
1 tablespoon dried basil, crushed
1 teaspoon dried thyme, crushed
4 teaspoons balsamic vinegar
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 garlic clove, minced
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
2 large ripe tomatoes, seeded and chopped
2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese

Recipe Directions for Whole wheat pasta with ricotta and vegetables

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions, omitting any oil or salt.

  2. Add broccoli florets and asparagus or green beans during the last 3 minutes of cooking; drain.

  3. In a large serving bowl, combine ricotta cheese, basil, thyme, balsamic vinegar, olive oil, garlic, salt, and freshly ground pepper.

  4. Add cooked pasta and vegetables to ricotta mixture. Add chopped tomatoes. Toss to combine. Sprinkle each serving with grated cheese; serve immediately.

Categories

Main Dish, Vegetarian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 328.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
388
Calories from Fat
99
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
11.0g
17%
Saturated Fat
4.0g
20%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
21mg
7%
Sodium
441mg
18%
Potassium
808mg
23%
Total Carbohydrates
55.6g
19%
Dietary Fiber
8.8g
35%
Sugars
6.5g
Protein
18.7g
Vitamin A 36% Vitamin C 107%
Calcium 27% Iron 24%
* 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
  • Low in cholesterol
  • Very high in vitamin C
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