Very Veggie Fettuccine
By 30 Minutes or Less
Try this recipe! In small portions it makes a great side dish, or serve up a larger amount as a vegetarian entree.

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  • Prep Time: 25 minutes
Category: Main Dishes
Serves: 4
Cups of Fruits & Vegetables per Serving: 1
Think Variety; Think Color: Red, Yellow/Orange, Green

Ingredients

1 9-oz. package refrigerated spinach fettuccini
1 tablespoon olive oil
2 medium carrots, chopped to small dice
2 tablespoons chopped scallions
1 cup chopped yellow peppers
1/4 cup sun-dried tomatoes, oil pack, drained; cut into small pieces
4 medium tomatoes, sliced into wedges
2 ounces feta cheese, crumbled

Directions

Prepare pasta as label directs and keep warm. 

Meanwhile, heat olive oil over MEDIUM-HIGH heat and sauté carrots until tender-crisp, about 4 minutes. 

Add scallions and peppers and stir-fry until tender crisp, about 4 more minutes. 

Add vegetables to pasta and stir to mix. 

Mix in chopped sun-dried tomatoes. 

Place equal amounts on 4 serving plates. 

Arrange tomato slices on top. 

Sprinkle with feta cheese. 

Serve immediately.

Each serving provides: an excellent source of vitamin A, vitamin C; and a good source of calcium, potassium and fiber.

 

Nutritional Information

  • Calories:    314
  • Carbohydrates:    45g
  • Total Fat:    9.9g
  • Cholesterol:    63mg
  • Saturated Fat:   3.5g
  • Dietary Fiber:    5g
  • % of Calories from Fat:    28%
  • Sodium:    270 mg
  • Protein:    13g
  • Recipe Credit
  • Recipe courtesy of Produce for Better Health Foundation (PBH). This recipe meets PBH and Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) nutrition standards that maintain fruits and vegetables as healthy foods.

 

 

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