Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Whole Wheat Pasta Primavera

  • 1 lb whole wheat pasta
  • 1/2 zucchini, sliced
  • 1/2 red bell pepper, sliced
  • 1 bag fresh mixed precut carrots, cauliflower, and broccoli
  • 1/2 cup frozen peas
  • 2 tbsp. Parmesan Cheese
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1 tbsp. olive oil

1. Boil water and cook pasta.
2. In a second pan, steam zucchini, cauliflower, carrots, and broccoli until heated through but slightly crisp.
3. In a large frying pan, heat the olive oil and sauté garlic.
3. Add red bell peppers and peas to garlic and cook for about 3 minutes over medium heat.
4. Drain pasta and vegetables.
5. Add both to frying pan and toss. 
6. Sprinkle with cheese.

**I add a little bit of all natural pasta sauce to give it some more flavor!

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