Rotini with Steamed Vegetables


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Nutritional Info
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 280.1
  • Total Fat: 5.1 g
  • Cholesterol: 37.6 mg
  • Sodium: 332.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 51.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 5.5 g
  • Protein: 8.4 g

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A healthy dose of vitamin C comes with this dish. A healthy dose of vitamin C comes with this dish.


    • 1 cup uncooked rotini pasta
    • 3/4 lb. new red potatoes, cut into 1/2" wedges
    • 1 cup broccoli flowerets
    • 1 cup baby carrots
    • 1/2 cup frozen snap pea pods
    • 1 tablespoon olive oil
    • 2 tablespoons parsley, chopped
    • 1 teaspoon dried dill weed
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt


1. Cook rotini pasta according to package instructions.

2. While pasta is cooking, place steamer basket in a 3-quart saucepan filled with 1/2" of water.

3. Fill basket with potatoes, broccoli and carrots. Bring water to a boil then reduce heat to medium-low and steam for five minutes.

4. Add pea pods, cover and steam 2-3 minutes or until potatoes are tender.

5. Place steamed vegetables in a medium bowl and toss with cooked rotini, olive oil, parsley, dill and salt until well coated.

Serves 4.

Reprinted with permission by Public Health Seattle & King County

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This is really delicious. Just right the way it's written. I didn't have to add any other flavors to enhance it. - 9/12/09

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  • Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This dish was surprisingly good! I grew up in an Italian household, so holding back on things like garlic & onion made me wonder! It's good just as it's written! You have to have a little of everything to get the full flavor of this dish! - 7/9/09

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    We loved it! Very surprised - my husband wants to make it to take to the Fire Station! - 11/29/07

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  • Perfect for me and easy to prepare - 12/1/15

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  • looks good - 11/15/15

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  • This was amazingly good. - 4/9/14

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  • I really enjoyed this. I doubled the recipe and ate it as pasta salad the next day, then I added some vegetable broth and Mango Chipoltle spice and had a spicy soup the third day, very nice. I will definitely make this again and again. - 3/20/14

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  • I love it and so does my husband. Great!! - 7/13/12

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  • It is absolutely delicious, and the aroma is invigorating. - 5/10/12

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  • My family loved this recipe. We added some grilled chicken,
    and covered almost all the food groups. - 4/25/12

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  • I didn't have high hopes at first but it's really good, not very heavy, but still fills you. I loved it! Probably would be a five star with some meat and parmesan cheese added. - 8/25/11

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  • nice dish to use fresh veggies - 8/12/11

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  • very tasty, and easy to make too! - 6/7/11

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  • Very good, made it just as written. My husband enjoyed it also. Will make this again. - 5/7/11

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  • A nice change for vegetables. - 4/26/11

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  • Delicious! I changed some of the vegetables to reflect what I had at the time, and it's very versatile that way. I also changed the spices, as I'm not a fan of dill, and included a large tablespoon of sundried tomato pesto, and boiled the pasta with water and vegetable broth for more flavour. - 4/17/11

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  • We loved this! We added chicken for some extra protein, but it was very flavorful! - 4/12/11

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  • Very good! - 2/8/11

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  • Delicious! The parmesian cheese enhanced the flavor. I made enough to get several meals out of it. - 1/23/11

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  • I enjoyed this very much!!! Didn't add potatoes, but used zuchinni and squash instead. Really good!!!! Thanks - 10/10/10

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  • I loved this dish! It was easy and yummy. I added a tablespoon of parm to the top as it was an extra in my dinner and it tasted even better, but was great on it's own. :) Kids loved it too! - 7/8/10

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  • The basic recipe is good, but the dill is not. I kept getting this creepy fish vibe. It'll make it hard to eat the leftovers, but I will make the recipe again with some seasoning other than dill. - 5/12/10

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  • This was delicious and easy! Cooked enough pasta for spaghetti sauce and I had mine with the vegetables. Family tried mine and enjoyed it too! - 2/22/10

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  • Very good. I used sea salt instead of regular salt for a bit of extra flavour. - 1/4/10

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  • I ended up substituting a serving of mixed veggies instead of the fresh, and adding some Light Ranch to it, was rather bland otherwise. Trying to think of some way to liven this up. - 10/9/09

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