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Pasta Primavera with Frozen Vegetables

A healthy weeknight dinner everyone will love!

  • Serving Size: 1 1/4 cup
  • Recipe Makes: 6 servings 
Ingredients: 
  • 4 cups rotini or other similar shaped pasta, whole grain or regular, uncooked*
  • 1 10-ounce package frozen vegetables
  • 1 24-ounce jar spaghetti sauce
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/4 cup grated or powdered Parmesan cheese
Directions: 
  1. Prepare pasta according to package directions.
  2. Add frozen vegetables during the last five minutes of cooking time, when pasta has been cooked for roughly 3-5 minutes.
  3. Drain pasta and vegetables. Set aside.
  4. In the large pot, bring the spaghetti sauce to a boil over medium heat.
  5. Add the pasta and vegetables to the spaghetti sauce, and turn off heat.
  6. Dish pasta evenly into bowls, and top each with a spoonful of grated Parmesan.
Nutrition Information: 

1 1/4 cup provides:

  • 380 Calories, 5.5 g. Fats, 1.5 g. Saturated Fats, 530 mg. Sodium, 68 g. Carbohydrates, 5 g. Fiber, 13 g. Protein
Allergy Warning: 

This recipe contains wheat.

*If you are allergic to wheat, try rice or any gluten-free pasta substitute.

Cut Down on Choking: 

For kids 2-4 years old, serve food in the following ways:

  • Cut all parts of the recipe into half-inch pieces.
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