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Pasta and Veggie Stir-fry

Updated: Oct 8, 2023

"Super delicious mixture of vegetables and pasta lightly covered in cheese. What more could you ask for?!"



Vegetable Stir-fry Servings – 4 Prep Time – 15 Minutes Cook Time – 20 Minutes Ingredients:


Vegetables 1 medium head Fresh broccoli and or cauliflower cut into florets

1 large Red pepper

1 large Yellow pepper

1 large Green pepper

1 large Orange pepper

1 large Purple or yellow onion

1/4 lb Snow peas

1 medium-large Yellow summer squash

1 pint white button or cremini mushrooms

1 cup Grape Tomatoes

1/2 stick Butter

3 tbsp Olive oil

1 tbsp Salt

1 clove Garlic chopped finely

1 tbsp Black pepper


Pasta 1 lb Pasta noodles

4 Vegetable flavored bullion cubes

2 qts Water

1/2 cup Parmesan cheese Shredded or grated

1/2 stick Butter


Instructions:


Vegetable Stir-fry

Wash and dry all vegetables.


Melt 1/2 stick butter in large stir-fry or frying pan over medium heat.


Remove stem from broccoli. Cut broccoli into small florette pieces.


Place broccoli into pan, cover to steam for 8-10 min. Stir occasionally.


Cut peppers, squash and onion into 1/2″ thick strips, set aside.


Slice mushrooms into 1/2″ thick.


Remove broccoli from pan.


Add olive oil and chopped garlic to pan. Saute for 5 min.


Add in cut peppers, onions, mushrooms and squash. Add salt and pepper. Cover and steam for 8-10 minutes stirring occasionally.


Add in broccoli and snow peas into mixture. Cover and simmer on low for 10 minutes.


Stirring twice. Add in tomatoes, stir and cook 5 minutes.


Vegetables will be tender with a slight crispy snap.

Pasta

Place 2 quarts of water into large sauce pan, bring to a boil.


Add in bullion cubes, dissolve completely.


Add in pasta. Cook for 10-15 minutes, until aldente.


Drain pasta, setting aside 1 cup of pasta water.


Add pasta back to pan with remaining 1/2 stick of butter. Mix until butter melts completely.


Add vegetable mixture over pasta, mix until well incorporated.


Sprinkle in parmesan cheese.


Plate and enjoy your healthy dish.

Recipe Options: Replace pasta with white or whole grain rice for a twist.

Low-carb, or wheat pasta or riced cauliflower for an even healthier dish.

Keto option, remove pasta or rice and use riced cauliflower in its place.

Mix your favorite veggies and have fun playing with your food!



CWT is not a certified dietician or nutritionist. Any nutritional information shared on this site is an estimate counted through measurements and package nutritional information used in each recipe. If calorie, macro counting and other nutritional values are important to you, I recommend running the ingredients through your choice of nutritional calculator you prefer. Calories can vary depending on national brands used per recipe.

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