Spaghetti Primavera With Basil

Spaghetti Primavera With Basil
Tom Schierlitz
Give plain spaghetti a colorful spin by tossing with an array of sautéed veggies.

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Serves 4
preparation
20
minutes
cooking
20
minutes

Ingredients

3/4
pound
spaghetti
1/4
cup
olive oil
3
cups
small broccoli florets
1
bell pepper, sliced
1
zucchini, sliced
4
cloves garlic, sliced
kosher salt and black pepper
1/2
cup
chopped fresh basil

Directions

  1. Cook the pasta according to the package directions. Reserve ½ cup of the cooking water; drain the pasta and return it to the pot.
  2. Meanwhile, heat the oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the broccoli, bell pepper, zucchini, garlic, ½ teaspoon salt, and ¼ teaspoon black pepper and cook, tossing occasionally, until tender, 8 to 10 minutes.
  3. Add the vegetables, basil, and reserved cooking water to the pasta and toss to combine.
Emily McKenna, Family Issue 2011

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories 484
  • Fat 16 g
  • Sat Fat 2 g
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Sodium 264 mg
  • Protein 15 g
  • Carbohydrate 72 g
  • Sugar 3 g
  • Fiber 7 g
  • Iron 4 mg
  • Calcium 64 mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101.