How to Make Sauteed Vegetables with Fettuccine

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Mar. 31, 2013

Weeknights can get to be a bit crazy at times and this is a quick and easy dinner that is loaded with all the must haves for a healthy meal.


Whole wheat fettuccine 1 Pound
Olive oil 2 Tablespoon
Onion 1/2 , chopped
Green pepper 1 , seeded, chopped
Red pepper 1 , seeded, chopped
Garlic cloves 2 , mince
Roma tomato 2 , roughly chopped
Zucchini 2 , chopped
Pasta water 1 Cup (16 tbs) (1/2
Parmesan cheese 4 Ounce , grated
Fresh parsley/Fresh basil 2 Tablespoon , chopped finely



1. In a large pot of boiling water, cook fettuccine as per package directions. Drain but do not rinse and set aside.


2. Place a large saute pan on medium-high flame and heat olive oil in it.

3. Add chopped onion, stir and cook for about 3 minutes or until they become translucent.

4. Then add in the green and red peppers, stir and cook for 2 minutes or until tender.

5. Turn the flame to medium and add garlic, tomatoes and zucchini. Give it a good stir. Cook for 2 minutes.

6. Add cooked fettuccine into the pan along with the vegetables.

7. Pour some reserved pasta water to create a sauce for the pasta. Return the heat to medium high, toss well and cook for 2 minutes.

8. Stir in the Parmesan cheese and fresh parsley.


9. Serve hot and enjoy!


Add in cooked Italian sausage or even a precook rotisserie chicken for more protein

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 15 Minutes
Ready In: 15 Minutes
Servings: 6