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With summer squash, pea pods, peppers, tomatoes, and more all in this mix, this pasta primavera makes for a surprisingly healthy pasta and vegetable side dish.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens

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prep:
25 mins
total:
25 mins
Servings:
4
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Cook pasta according to package directions. Add zucchini or yellow summer squash, pea pods, and yellow or red sweet pepper to pasta in boiling water for last 3 minutes of cooking. Vegetables should be crisp-tender. Drain.

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  • In a medium saucepan heat the tomatoes, green onion, and basil or dill in hot oil for 2 to 3 minutes or until heated through, stirring gently.

  • Toss the pasta mixture with the tomato mixture. Transfer to a warm serving platter. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese and pepper. Makes 4 side-dish servings.

Nutrition Facts

154 calories; fat 5g; cholesterol 2mg; saturated fat 1g; carbohydrates 22g; protein 6g; sodium 74mg.
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