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Tomato-Basil Pasta Primavera

Tomato-Basil Pasta Primavera


Make with

Progresso Broth

8

ounces dried whole wheat or whole grain penne or mostaccioli

2

cups frozen sugar snap peas

1

cup assorted fresh vegetables (such as fresh red sweet pepper strips, 2-inch-long pieces trimmed fresh asparagus, and/or quartered-lengthwise packaged peeled baby carrots)

1

cup sliced zucchini or summer squash

1

cup halved cherry tomatoes

1/2

cup Progresso™ reduced-sodium chicken broth

3

tablespoons Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour

1/4

cup dry sherry or Progresso™ reduced-sodium chicken broth

3/4

cup finely shredded Parmesan or Asiago cheese (3 ounces)

1/2

cup lightly packed fresh basil, coarsely chopped

4

teaspoons snipped fresh thyme or oregano

1/3

cup sliced green onions (optional)

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  • 1

    In a 4-quart Dutch oven, cook pasta according to package directions; add the sugar snap peas and the 1 cup assorted vegetables for the last 2 minutes of cooking. Drain well. Return to hot Dutch oven. Add zucchini and cherry tomatoes.

  • 2

    In a medium saucepan, whisk together chicken broth, flour, and salt until smooth. Stir in milk and sherry. Cook and stir until thickened and bubbly; cook and stir for 2 minutes more. Remove from heat; stir in cheese, basil, and thyme.

  • 3

    Add herb sauce to pasta mixture; toss gently to coat. Divide among six serving plates. If desired, sprinkle with green onions.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 1/3 cups
Calories
280
Calories from Fat
45
% Daily Value
Total Fat
5g
8%
Saturated Fat
3g
14%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
10mg
4%
Sodium
550mg
23%
Potassium
380mg
11%
Total Carbohydrate
42g
14%
Dietary Fiber
4g
19%
Sugars
6g
Protein
14g
Vitamin A
60%
60%
Vitamin C
15%
15%
Calcium
30%
30%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:

2 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

More About This Recipe

  • 83% less fat • 89% less cholesterol than the original recipe. Thyme and basil punch up satisfying fresh flavor in this light vegetarian entrée.

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