Pasta Primavera

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Health Score:
7,8 / 10
Difficulty:
easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
15 min.
Preparation
ready in 30 min.
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This delicious pasta dish is bursting with nutrient-dense vegetables.

Use whole wheat pasta for an added dose of fiber, which helps support digestive health.

Ingredients

for
4
Ingredients
16 ozs Farfalle
1 ½ Tbsps olive oil
1 ½ Tbsps butter
2 cloves garlic cloves (minced)
¾ cup zucchini (cut into thin strips)
1 medium, red Bell pepper (cut into thin strips)
1 medium, yellow Bell pepper (cut into thin strips)
1 small onion (thinly sliced)
2 cups cherry tomatoes (washed and halved)
¼ cup honey
¼ cup fresh lemon juice
coarse salt (to taste)
freshly ground Black pepper (to taste)
fresh Basil (for garnish)
Parmesan (grated for garnish)
How healthy are the main ingredients?
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Preparation steps

1.
Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil and cook the pasta until al dente, about 8 to 9 minutes. Drain.
2.
While the pasta is cooking heat olive and butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the garlic and saute until fragrant, or about 1 minute. Add the zucchini, peppers, and onion; stir-fry for 2 to 3 minutes, or until slightly softened. Reduce heat and add tomatoes, honey, lemon juice, salt and pepper. Simmer for about 2 minutes.
3.
Toss vegetables with cooked pasta; cool. Sprinkle with basil leaves and Parmesan cheese. Serve cold, warm or at room temperature.