Summer Vegetable Spaghetti


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Nutritional Info
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 279.5
  • Total Fat: 3.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 6.3 mg
  • Sodium: 548.2 mg
  • Total Carbs: 50.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 6.0 g
  • Protein: 12.0 g

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Introduction

This lively vegetarian pasta dish contains no added fat or oil, is low in cholesterol, and is good hot or cold. This lively vegetarian pasta dish contains no added fat or oil, is low in cholesterol, and is good hot or cold.

Ingredients

    • 2 cups small yellow onions, cut in eighths
    • 2 cups chopped, peeled, fresh, ripe tomatoes (about 1 lb.)
    • 2 cups thinly sliced yellow and green squash (about 1 lb.)
    • 1 1/2 cups cut fresh green beans (about 1/2 lb.)
    • 2/3 cups water
    • 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
    • 1 clove garlic, minced
    • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
    • 1/4 teaspoon salt
    • black pepper to taste
    • 1 can (6 oz.) tomato paste
    • 1 lb. uncooked whole wheat spaghetti
    • 1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese

Directions

1. Combine first 10 ingredients in large saucepan; cook for 10 minutes, then stir in tomato paste. Cover and cook gently, 15 minutes, stirring occasionally until vegetables are tender.



2. Cook spaghetti in unsalted water according to package directions.



3. Spoon sauce over drained hot spaghetti and sprinkle parmesan cheese over top.



Yield: 9 servings--Serving Size: 1 cup spaghetti and 3/4 cup sauce with vegetables

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Love this recipe, have made this, and other similar many times. Tastes good with spaghetti squash also. - 9/3/08

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I cooked this and my life has never been the same! My friends, many of whom hate veggies, love this. My vegetarian friends are forever grateful. Definitely a must-try! ♥ - 10/10/09

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  • 2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I will try this and add white beans for protein. Love the idea of chicken, shrimp and/or crabmeat. - 3/19/09

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    This was really really good... made it tonight with just a few changes (no parsley, tomato sause instead of paste). Turned out great! Will definately make again! - 3/2/09

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  • Good
    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
    I added way more spice. Cajun plus some cayenne and also some red pepper flakes...then I added shrimp and olives! - 9/6/08

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