Vegetable Cashew Saute


A delicious combination of vegetables, cashews, and sauce served over whole wheat pasta.

Prep Time:
30 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
45 mins
8 servings


  • 1 (16 ounce) package whole wheat rotini pasta

  • 2 tablespoons dark sesame oil

  • ¼ cup soy sauce

  • ¼ cup balsamic vinegar

  • 2 tablespoons white sugar

  • ¼ cup dark sesame oil

  • 3 cups chopped broccoli

  • 1 cup chopped carrots

  • 1 cup chopped red bell pepper

  • 2 cups chopped fresh shiitake mushrooms

  • 1 cup shelled edamame (green soybeans)

  • ¾ cup chopped unsalted cashew nuts


  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Cook the rotini 10 to 12 minutes, until al dente, and drain.

  2. In a small bowl, mix the 2 tablespoons sesame oil, soy sauce, vinegar, and sugar.

  3. Heat the 1/4 cup sesame oil in a skillet over medium heat. Stir in the broccoli, carrots, red bell pepper, mushrooms, shelled edamame, and cashews. Mix in the sesame oil sauce. Cover skillet, and cook 5 minutes, or until vegetables are tender but crisp. Serve over the cooked pasta.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

399 Calories
17g Fat
54g Carbs
12g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 399
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 17g 22%
Saturated Fat 3g 14%
Sodium 490mg 21%
Total Carbohydrate 54g 20%
Dietary Fiber 7g 23%
Total Sugars 9g
Protein 12g
Vitamin C 56mg 281%
Calcium 53mg 4%
Iron 4mg 19%
Potassium 353mg 8%

* 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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