Our ready-in-minutes recipe starts with pasta and mixed vegetables -- then just pick the sauce that suits your mood. Choose among light lemon-basil, creamy Parmesan, or peppercorn-ranch dressing for a pasta salad.
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*If you like you may substitute your favorite dried multigrain pasta instead. Feel free to change up the vegetables in the recipe to fit your family's preferences or to take advantage of your garden bounty. Start cooking firm vegetables (such as green beans or cauliflower) first, and add quick-cooking veggies (such as zucchini or asparagus) at the end.For a more filling meal, add sauteed shrimp or chicken breast.
NA for Creamy Parmesan Cheese Sauce variation
Nutrition analysis per serving: 274 calories, 9 g protein, 27 g carbohydrate, 15 g total fat (8 g sat. fat), 44 mg cholesterol, 2 g fiber, 3 g total sugar, 23% Vitamin A, 85% Vitamin C, 430 mg sodium, 13% calcium, 9% iron
NA for Lemon Basil Variation
Nutrition analysis per serving: 237 calories, 5 g protein, 26 g carbohydrate, 12 g total fat (2 g sat. fat), 0 mg cholesterol, 2 g fiber, 3 g total sugar, 18% Vitamin A, 88% Vitamin C, 211 mg sodium, 4% calcium, 9% iron
NA for Creamy Peppercorn Variation
Nutrition analysis per serving: 254 calories, 6 g protein, 27 g carbohydrate, 14 g total fat (3 g sat. fat), 10 mg cholesterol, 2 g fiber, 4 g total sugar, 16% Vitamin A, 85% Vitamin C, 124 mg sodium, 6% calcium, 9% iron