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easy pasta primavera

Pasta Primavera

Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
30 mins
 

Pasta Primavera has tender-crisp squash, zucchini, and spinach, then tossed in pasta sauce andserved with lots of parmesan cheese.

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: Pasta Primavera
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 374 kcal
Author: Marionela Tiron

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups dry pasta of your choice
  • 1 onion diced
  • 3 bell peppers diced
  • 2 zucchini cut into quarters and diced
  • 2 summer squash cut into quarters and diced
  • 4 cups baby spinach leaves roughly chopped
  • 4 cloves of garlic minced depending on how garlicky you like it!
  • 1 tbsp dried Italian seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano to taste
  • Salt & pepper to taste
  • 1/8 tsp crushed red pepper
  • 1 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 1 1/2 cups marinara sauce

Instructions

  1. Heat 2 tsp olive oil in a large pan over medium heat. Add the onions, saute for 5 minutes. Add the garlic and cook for 30 seconds.
  2. Add the bell peppers, zucchini, squash, baby spinach, Italian seasoning, oregano, salt, pepper, and crushed red pepper, saute for 10 minutes or until the veggies are tender, but crisp.
  3. While the veggies are cooking, cook the pasta according to package directions.
  4. Preheat the marinara sauce.
  5. Serve the pasta with the sauce, veggies, and top with parmesan cheese.

Nutrition Facts

Pasta Primavera
Amount Per Serving
Calories 374 Calories from Fat 81
% Daily Value*
Fat 9g14%
Saturated Fat 5g31%
Cholesterol 22mg7%
Sodium 906mg39%
Potassium 1373mg39%
Carbohydrates 55g18%
Fiber 9g38%
Sugar 15g17%
Protein 21g42%
Vitamin A 6663IU133%
Vitamin C 166mg201%
Calcium 404mg40%
Iron 4mg22%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.