Pasta with Vegetables

Madeleine Cocina
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Pasta with Vegetables
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750
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Description

Pasta is a quick and easy menu option any day of the week. This healthy and hearty dinner can be ready in 40 minutes. Ingredients include carrots, green bell pepper, onions, celery, mushrooms, squash, prepared pasta sauce, oregano, pasta of your choice, mozzarella, and parmesan cheese. This recipe is best with long noodles cooked al dente. If you need to wow the family, but don’t have time to cook gourmet, then try this tasty meal.

Ingredients

cooking spray
1 carrots (minced)
1 green bell pepper (minced)
1 onions (medium, minced)
1 stalk celery (minced)
250 grams mushrooms (sliced)
2 squash (medium zucchini, diced)
1 cup prepared pasta sauce
1/2 teaspoon oregano (ground)
4 cups pasta (cooked al dente)
120 grams mozzarella cheese (cubed)
4 tablespoons parmesan cheese (grated)

Directions

1Heat a large skillet spritzed with cooking spray and saute the carrot, green pepper, celery, and onion. Stir occasionally until the onion is transparent.
2Add the mushrooms and zucchini, cook for 1 minute and then add the tomato sauce, ground oregano and half a cup of water.
3Cook at a simmer for 5 minutes or until the zucchini is cooked and tender. Taste for seasoning and set aside.
4Place 2/3 cup of the vegetable mixture in a saucepan and add 4 cups of pasta when it begins to boil. Add the mozzarella. When the cheese melts, place onto a serving dish and sprinkle with parmesan. Serve.
5The extra vegetable mixture may be frozen and will last up to 2 months.
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NutritionView more

750Calories
Sodium24%DV580mg
Fat20%DV13g
Protein63%DV32g
Carbs43%DV128g
Fiber40%DV10g

PER SERVING *

Calories750Calories from Fat120
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat13g20%
Saturated Fat6g30%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol30mg10%
Sodium580mg24%
Potassium1090mg31%
Protein32g63%
Calories from Fat120
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate128g43%
Dietary Fiber10g40%
Sugars15g30%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.