Creamy ZENB Pasta Pea-Mavera

SERVES 6

PREP TIME 15 minutes

COOK TIME 15 minutes

TOTAL TIME 30 minutes

Nutritional Facts

NUTRITIONAL FACTS

Serving Size: 331g
Servings: 6

Calories: 400

Amount per Serving*% Daily Value
Total Fat18g23%
Saturated Fat4.5g23%
Trans Fat0g
Cholesterol15mg5%
Sodium640mg28%
Carbohydrates46g17%
Dietary Fiber10g36%
Total Sugar4g
Protein16g
Vitamin A 20%
Vitamin C 10%
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 112mg 8%
Iron 4mg 20%
Potassium 710mg 15%
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

Primavera is a bright dish full of tender vegetables combined with fresh cheese. This palate-pleasing recipe is concocted using ZENB Rotini Pasta and ZENB Creamy Mushroom, Cauliflower, and Garlic Gourmet Sauce, a flavorful shortcut to get this dish on your table for hungry guests in 30 minutes. This recipe is also a good source of fiber.

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 box (12 ounces) ZENB Rotini Pasta made from 100% Yellow Peas
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 6 mini bell peppers, cut into 1/2-inch strips
  • 1 small red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 teaspoon each kosher salt & ground black pepper
  • 1 carton (15.5 ounces) ZENB Creamy Mushroom, Cauliflower & Garlic Sauce
  • 3 large cloves garlic, thinly sliced
  • 1 yellow squash, cut in half lengthwise, cut into 1/4-inch-thick slices
  • 2 cups loosely packed baby spinach
  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmigiano-Reggiano
  • 1 tablespoon small Italian parsley leaves

INSTRUCTIONS

1.

Cook ZENB Pasta according to package directions. Reserve 1/4 cup pasta cooking water; drain.

2.

Meanwhile, heat oil in large skillet on medium heat until shimmering. Add peppers, onions, salt & pepper; cook 2-3 minutes until crisp-tender. Add garlic; stir 1 minute until fragrant.

3.

Stir in reserved pasta water, ZENB Sauce, yellow squash and pasta. Cook 1-2 minutes, stirring occasionally, until heated through. Remove pan from heat; add spinach. Toss gently until wilted. Sprinkle with Parmesan and parsley before serving.

Tasty Tips

Substitute other vegetables based on what’s in season. Fresh peas, baby spinach, asparagus tips, broccoli florets, cherry tomatoes or baby carrots work well in this recipe.

Stir some pesto into this dish before serving for a delicious pop of flavor.

To create a Friendsgiving Feast, try these other recipes:  ZENB Carrot and Tomato Hummus, ZENB Pasta ChipsZENB Truffle Mushroom Mac and Cheese, Crispy Skin Chicken Puttanesca.

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