1 cup serving
8 oz Dreamfields penne rigate
1 tbsp Extra virgin olive oil
1/4 cup Red onion, chopped
1/2 cup Broccoli florets, chopped
1/2 cup Carrot, chopped
1/2 Yellow Bell pepper, chopped
2 tbsp Fresh Basil, chopped
1 pkg (10 oz) Fresh spinach,
1/2 tsp Garlic salt
1/8 tsp Red pepper flakes
1 1/2 cups Marinara sauce
1/4 cup Grated parmesan cheese
Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium high heat and sauté' onion, broccoli, carrots, bell peppers and basil until soft, about 5 minutes.
Add spinach, garlic salt, hot pepper flakes and marinara sauce; reduce heat to medium and simmer for 15 minutes.
Prepare pasta according to package directions; drain well.
Toss pasta with sauce mixture and sprinkle with Parmesan cheese
This can be a satisfying vegetarian meal in itself. You can add cubed chicken or shrimp for a complete meal. Substitute in-season vegetables, dial up or minimize the heat by controlling the amount of red pepper flakes.
Nutrition Information Per Serving (1/6 of recipe):
Digestible Carbohydrates 15g
Saturated Fat 2g
Total Dietary Fiber 6g