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Cheesy Pasta with Summer Veggies

Serves

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6

Cost/Serving

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$1.07

Serving Size: 1 1/2 cups

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Wash and prepare vegetables and tomatoes.
  2. Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain water from cooked pasta and save 1/4 cup of water.
  3. Heat oil in a large skillet as pasta cooks. Add garlic and onion to skillet. Sauté over medium heat about 1-2 minutes or until soft.
  4. Add any uncooked hard vegetables and cook for 3 minutes. Add soft vegetables and continue to cook. Add Italian seasoning, salt, and pepper. Add tomatoes last and cook until warm.
  5. Add cooked drained pasta to the vegetables. Add a little of the water from the pasta, if needed.
  6. Add cheeses to mixture. Stir until cheese is mostly melted.
  7. Serve immediately.

Tips

Pasta and cheese may help picky eaters enjoy vegetables. Vary the flavors and colors.

Add protein to this dish by stirring in cooked beans, meat, or fish.

Use thawed frozen vegetables in this recipe.

Keep pasta on hand and use when you have extra vegetables.

Use this recipe for a quick, delicious, and nutritious meal.

Nutrition Facts

6 Servings Per Recipe
Serving Size: 1 1/2 cups

Amount Per Serving

Calories 230


 
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7g
11%
Saturated Fat 2g
10%
Trans Fat 0g
 
Cholesterol 10mg
3%
Sodium 240mg
10%
Total Carbohydrates 35g
12%
Dietary Fiber 5g
20%
Total Sugars 3g
 
Added Sugars
NA*
Protein 11g
 

Vitamin D 0.1mcg
1%
Calcium 135mg
10%
Iron 1.7mg
9%
Potassium 463mg
10%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

NA* - We are currently in the process of integrating the new FDA Nutrition Standards. Added Sugar information is not currently avaliable for the recipe. We will be updating the information shortly.