Veggie Pasta Salad with Pepitas

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Veggie Pasta Salad with Pepitas
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Difficulty:
easy
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Preparation:
15 min.
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ready in 1 hr 15 min.
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This dish combines energizing carbs and plenty of nutrients from the vegetables, making it a great and easy dish to eat on a weeknight, especially for your kids, because it will help them add more veggies to their diet. 

You can susbtitute the noodles with zucchini noodles for a lower calorie, lower carb variation. 

Ingredients

for
4
Ingredients
3 cups Broccoli (crowns)
2 cups sugar Snap pea
16 ounces Fettuccine (cooked)
1 red pepper (deseeded and cut into strips)
½ cup Pumpkin seed
cup
2 tablespoons chopped parsley
salt (to taste)
peppers (to taste)
How healthy are the main ingredients?
BroccoliPumpkin seedparsleysalt
Preparation

Kitchen utensils

1 Pot, 1 Skillet, 1 Bowl, 1 Small bowl, 1 Cutting board, 1 Large knife, 1 Small knife, 1 Tablespoon, 1 Wooden spoon, 1 Sieve, 1 Salad spinner, 1 Lid, 1 Citrus juicer

Preparation steps

1.
Add the broccoli crowns and snap peas to a large pan of boiling water and cook for 4 minutes. Strain the vegetables and rinse under cold water until cool.
2.
In a large bowl mix the cooked fettuccini with the broccoli, peas, pepper and pumpkin seeds. Add the dressing and parsley and toss until combined. Add salt and pepper to taste.
3.
Chill for 1 hour before serving.