Garden Pasta Pasta

This recipe is no only loaded with tasty veggies, but it's rich in antioxidants and low in calories.


    Garden Pasta Ingred

    Ingredients: 1 lb. thin whole grain pasta
    1 pint cherry tomatoes
    2 tablespoons olive oil + 1
    1 – 8oz. package sliced mushrooms
    1 teaspoon garlic powder
    1 teaspoons onion powder
    1 – 6 oz shredded carrot
    1 – 28oz. can crushed tomatoes
    1 bunch fresh spinach
    Salt and pepper to taste
    Roasted cashews, chopped (optional)

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    Step 1: Preheat oven to 400 degrees. In a cookie sheet lined with aluminum foil, spread tomatoes. Drizzle with 1 tablespoon olive oil and season with salt and pepper. Place in oven for about 15 minutes or until they begin to burst.

    garden pasta step 2

    Step 2: In a large skillet, heat 2 tablespoons olive oil. Add sliced mushrooms. Cover and cook until tender. About 10 minutes. Stir occasionally.

    garden pasta step 3

    Step 3: Add shredded carrot, garlic and onion powder, salt and pepper. Stir for an additional 5 minutes.

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    Step 4: Add crushed tomatoes and continue to stir until heated through.

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    Step 5: While preparing your garden mixture, boil pasta as directed on package.

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    Step 6: Drain pasta lightly and add to garden mixture. Mix well.

    garden pasta step 7

    Step 7: Wilt in spinach. Top with roasted cherry tomatoes roasted cashews and serve.
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