Hearty Vegetable Pasta

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A delicious and filling pasta dish, which you can have on the table in about a half-hour. This packs a fibre punch, thanks to the whole wheat pasta and the veggies.

Tags: Intermediate, 30 mins, Entrées, Pasta & Noodles, Vegetables, Cheese, President's Choice Blue Menu, Low Fat, High Fibre
Serves: 8
Skill level: Intermediate
Prep time: 15  minutes
Cooking time: 20  minutes
Total: 35  minutes

Additional Information

Ingredients

1 pkg (454 g) PC Blue Menu 100% Whole Wheat Pasta - Spaghetti
1 cup (250 mL) PC Blue Menu Low Fat Pasta Sauce - Mushroom & Garlic
1/4 cup (50 mL) PC Blue Menu Light Parmesan Grated Cheese
1 tbsp (15 mL) vegetable oil
1 carrot cut in half lengthwise, then sliced crosswise in thin half-moons
1 sweet red pepper - chopped
1/4 tsp (1 mL) salt & freshly ground black pepper
1 can no name Whole Artichoke Hearts - drained and cut in bite-sized pieces

Instructions

  1. In large saucepan of boiling, salted water, cook spaghetti for 10 to 12 minutes or until tender but firm. Meanwhile, in large nonstick frying pan, heat oil over medium heat; cook carrots, red peppers, salt and pepper until softened, about 5 minutes. Stir artichoke hearts and tomato sauce into frying pan; cook, stirring, until heated through, about 2 to 5 minutes.
  2. Drain pasta. Place on large serving platter. Pour sauce over pasta. Sprinkle with cheese.

Chef's Tips

Substitute any of our other PCBM Pasta sauces if you have them on hand, or to taste.

Nutritional Information

Per 1 1/4 cup (300 mL) serving (265 g)
Calories 310 Cal
Fat 6 g
Sodium 680 mg
Carbohydrate 52 g
Fibre 10 g
Protein 14 g
Very high in fibre.