Grocery stores sell many combinations of frozen vegetables. Choose the one that strikes your fancy for this easy side dish.
Cook pasta according to package directions, adding the frozen vegetables the last 5 minutes of cooking time. Drain.
Meanwhile, in a small saucepan melt the margarine or butter. Stir in parsley, garlic, lemon peel, basil, salt, and ground red pepper. Pour over pasta mixture. Toss to coat. Makes 4 side-dish servings.