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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!

Recipe Summary

prep:
10 mins
cook:
14 mins
total:
24 mins
Servings:
6
Yield:
6 servings
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Ingredients

6
Original recipe yields 6 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • 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.

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  • 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

266 calories; protein 9.5g; carbohydrates 49.3g; fat 3.6g; cholesterol 0.7mg; sodium 67.5mg. Full Nutrition
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Rating: 5 stars
12/09/2017
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 sesame seeds. Thank you for the recipe. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
01/26/2021
I made a few changes to the ingredients based on what was available. I had no cheese and I used Jamaican Jerk Seasoning Read More
Rating: 5 stars
12/09/2017
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 sesame seeds. Thank you for the recipe. Read More