Fresh Garden Pasta

By Mr. Food

Fresh Garden Pasta

Ingredients

Mother Nature should surely give our Fresh Garden Pasta her special "thumbs up." Made with lots of fresh garden veggie chunks and healthy, flavorful ingredients, this one’s a keeper.

Serves: 3

Cooking Time: 30 min 

  • 1 cup olive oil, divided
  • 6 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 5 large plum tomatoes, cut into 1-inch chunks
  • 1 large zucchini, cut into 1/2-inch chunks
  • 2 summer squash, cut into 1/2-inch chunks
  • 1 small onion, cut into 1/2-inch chunks
  • 8 ounces whole grain angel hair pasta
  • 1/4 cup slivered fresh basil
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese

 

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees F.
  2. In a large bowl, combine 3/4 cup olive oil, garlic, salt, and pepper; mix well. Stir in tomatoes, zucchini, squash, and onion until evenly coated. Place in a single layer on rimmed baking sheets.
  3. Bake 30 minutes, or until tender.
  4. Meanwhile, cook pasta according to package directions; drain and place in a large serving bowl. Add roasted vegetables and juices from pan; add basil and toss gently until evenly blended. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese and serve immediately.

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