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Pasta and Veggies in Coconut Oil

Rated as 5 out of 5 Stars

"This is a twist on pasta tossed in olive oil. It's a quick, easy, and healthy meal that even kids will eat without a fuss. It's really just a jumping-off point; you can add in whatever herbs and spices suit your tastes. This is my toddler's favorite dish, and I have to admit, I love it, too!"
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24 m servings 266
Original recipe yields 6 servings


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  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add elbow macaroni; cook, stirring occasionally, until lightly softened, about 3 minutes. Add frozen vegetables; cook and stir until tender yet firm to the bite, about 5 minutes. Drain into a bowl.
  2. Place coconut oil in the warm pot. Add macaroni mixture, garlic powder, sea salt, and pepper; toss until combined, 1 to 2 minutes. Top with Parmesan cheese.


  • Cook's Note:
  • Any variety of pasta can be substituted for the macaroni if desired.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 266 calories; 3.6 49.3 9.5 < 1 68 Full nutrition

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Simply delicious. As described, this is a recipe that you can add to if you want. The kids loved it as written. I added sautéed green onions and hot peppers to mine. Next time, I’ll add some ses...