Vibrant Veg Pasta in Tomato Sauce

Sarika Chauhan's picture

Aug. 09, 2013

Veg pasta is an absolute kids favorite, they often make faces in eating veggies, but this time they won't be able to ignore it. After all veggies are served along with their lovable pasta.

Ingredients

For sauce
Olive oil 2 Tablespoon
Onion 2 Tablespoon , finely chopped
Garlic 1 Teaspoon , minced
Tomatoes 3 , pureed
Red bell pepper 1/4 , sliced
Yellow bell pepper 1/4 , sliced
Mushrooms 1/4 Cup (4 tbs) , sliced
Baby corn 1/4 Cup (4 tbs) , sliced
Italian seasoning 1 Teaspoon
Salt and pepper To Taste
For pasta
Fusilli pasta 2 Cup (32 tbs) (or any other pasta of your choice)
Salt 1 Tablespoon (Boiled in salt water)
For garnish
Parsley 1/4 Cup (4 tbs) , finely chopped

Directions

MAKING

1. In a large pot, boil 6 cups of water and add in the salt. Followed by fusilli and cook according to the package direction.

2. For the sauce – in a pan, add in the olive oil, onion and garlic. Sauté for a few seconds.

3. Add in the tomato puree and simmer for 5 minutes on high heat, while stirring in between.

4. Stir in all the veggies and sauté for 2 – 3 minutes. Season with Italian seasoning,salt and pepper and mix well.

5. Drain the fusilli but reserve ¼ cup of water. Place the pasta back to the pot along with the reserved water. Sir in the sauce and heat through for a few seconds.

SERVING

6. Garnish the pasta with parsley and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 15 Minutes
Ready In: 15 Minutes
Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 284Calories from Fat 69

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 9 g13.8%

Saturated Fat 1 g5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol

Sodium 265 mg11.04%

Total Carbohydrates 43 g14.3%

Dietary Fiber 3 g12%

Sugars 5 g

Protein 8 g16%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet