Diet and Exercise

Pasta Primavera with Spring Veggies

A flavorful spring recipe that you and your family will savor. Use your favorite spring vegetables from your garden or local farmers market: kohlrabi, sugar snap peas, carrots, and asparagus are all delicious options.

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  • 1 cup noodles, uncooked
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 2 cups mixed vegetables (chopped)
  • 1 cup tomatoes (chopped)
  • 1 tablespoon margarine
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • 3 tablespoons Parmesan cheese


  1. Cook noodles according to package directions.
  2. While noodles are cooking, heat oil in a skillet.
  3. Add vegetables and saute until tender; stir constantly.
  4. Add tomato and saute 2 more minutes.
  5. Toss vegetables with noodles and margarine.
  6. Add seasonings; sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.


Servings: 3
Calories: 250
Fat: 12 g
Protein: 8 g
Carbohydrates: 29 g
Dietary Fiber: 3 g
Sodium: 200 mg

Source: USDA Mixing Bowl

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