Pasta with Vegetables

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You can include almost any vegetables you have in your fridge in this recipe. It is popular even with those who normally scorn vegetarian food.

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Prep Time:
25 mins
Total Time:
25 mins
Servings:
4
Yield:
4 servings

Ingredients

  • cup olive oil

  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar

  • 1 teaspoon dried basil

  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano

  • salt and pepper to taste

  • 1 red bell pepper, chopped

  • 1 green bell pepper, chopped

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

  • 2 carrots

  • 1 ½ cups broccoli florets, lightly steamed or blanched

  • 4 cups uncooked rotini pasta

Directions

  1. Mix together the oil, vinegar, basil, oregano, salt and pepper. Set aside.

  2. Bring a large pot of salted water to boil; add rotini and bring to a boil again. Cook until rotini is al dente; drain well. Return the rotini to the pot.

  3. While rotini is cooking heat oil in a frying pan and saute red bell pepper, green bell pepper, garlic and carrots. Cook until vegetables are softened. Place the broccoli in the frying pan and cook another 2 minutes.

  4. Pour the cooked vegetables into the pot with the pasta. Pour the vinaigrette over the pasta and vegetables. Toss to distribute vegetables and vinaigrette evenly.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

516 Calories
20g Fat
73g Carbs
13g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 516
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 20g 25%
Saturated Fat 3g 14%
Sodium 44mg 2%
Total Carbohydrate 73g 26%
Dietary Fiber 6g 21%
Total Sugars 7g
Protein 13g
Vitamin C 94mg 472%
Calcium 67mg 5%
Iron 4mg 21%
Potassium 546mg 12%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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