Protein+® Penne with Spring Vegetables

Sliced asparagus is mixed with cherry tomatoes, peas, squash, & Protein+ pasta for a quick and easy weeknight meal.

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Skill
Casual
Diet
Vegetarian


354
Calories
9g
Total Fat
59g
Total Carbohydrate
11g
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Ingredients 7 Servings

Ingredients For Protein+ Penne with Spring Vegetables:

  • 1 box Barilla® Protein+® Penne pasta
  • ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • ½ cup white onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 pound asparagus trimmed, sliced on a bias
  • 2½ cups cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 2 cups yellow squash (sliced/halved)
  • 1 cup peas
  • 6 leaves fresh basil, full basil leaf or micro leaves
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
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Instructions

  • Bring a large pot of water to a boil.
  • In a large skillet heat olive oil over medium-high heat. Add onions and garlic; sauté 3 to 4 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add asparagus, sauté 3 additional minutes.

  • Add tomatoes and squash, sauté an additional 2-3 minutes, or until tomatoes are softened.  Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Cook pasta according to package directions and drain. 
  • Immediately add hot pasta to the skillet, mix well.

  • Transfer to a serving bowl or platter, garnish with basil and serve.

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