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Garden Vegetable Pasta

Veggies are the star of this hearty vegetarian pasta.

Garden Vegetable Pasta

Garden Vegetable Pasta

Veggies are the star of this hearty vegetarian pasta.

Yield: 4 servings
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 sweet onion, chopped
  • 1 pint sliced mushrooms
  • 8 ounces whole wheat rotini pasta
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 2 cups baby spinach, chopped
  • 1/2 cup sliced Kalamata olives

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400°F.
  2. Lay onion and mushrooms single layer on parchment-lined baking sheet and bake 15 minutes, or until tender. Remove from oven, set aside to cool.
  3. Boil pasta according to package directions. Drain and toss with oil; set aside.
  4. Heat butter in large skillet on medium-high heat; add onions and mushrooms, and cook 2 minutes, stirring often. Reduce heat to medium; add spinach and olives, and cook 2 minutes. Stir in pasta.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 4 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 281Total Fat: 12gSaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 7gCholesterol: 15mgSodium: 127mgCarbohydrates: 38gFiber: 6gSugar: 7gProtein: 8g

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Amanda Keefer

Amanda’s marketing, public relations and community outreach experience spans 20 years. She is the mom of two girls and two boxer dogs. You can hear her as the host of the Healthy Family Project podcast, find her cooking alongside her girls in videos on the Produce for Kids Instagram feed or spot her out volunteering with her family. When not in the office, Amanda can be found with her family on the tennis courts or at the dance studio.

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