Satisfying Veggie Pesto Pasta
Picture this: a plate of vibrant, aromatic Veggie Pesto Pasta that not only tantalizes your taste buds but also nourishes your body. This recipe brings together the freshest ingredients to create a symphony of flavors and textures. It’s a celebration of wholesome goodness on your plate.
- 2 cups whole wheat pasta
- 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
- 1 cup zucchini ribbons
- 1/2 cup bell peppers, thinly sliced
- 1/4 cup red onion, finely chopped
- 1/3 cup pesto sauce
- 1/4 cup feta cheese, crumbled
- 1/4 cup pine nuts, toasted
- Fresh basil leaves for garnish
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Cook the whole wheat pasta according to package instructions. Drain and set aside.
- In a large bowl, combine the cooked pasta, cherry tomatoes, zucchini ribbons, bell peppers, and red onion.
- Add the pesto sauce to the bowl and toss everything together until well coated.
- Gently fold in the crumbled feta cheese and toasted pine nuts.
- Season with salt and pepper to taste.
- Garnish with fresh basil leaves for an extra burst of flavor.
- Serve the Veggie Pesto Pasta as a main dish or side, and enjoy the harmony of flavors!
Prep Time: 15 minutes | Cook Time: 10 minutes
Yield: 4 servings
Delight in the freshness of garden vegetables combined with the richness of pesto in this Satisfying Veggie Pesto Pasta. It’s a quick and wholesome meal that’s perfect for both busy weeknights and leisurely gatherings.
Nutrition Information: Calories: 320 | Carbohydrates: 40g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 10mg | Sodium: 380mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 6g
Picture yourself savoring each forkful of this delightful pasta. The nutty crunch of pine nuts, the burst of sweetness from cherry tomatoes, and the creamy indulgence of pesto come together to create a truly satisfying experience. Whether you’re a dedicated veggie lover or just looking to incorporate more plant-based goodness into your meals, this recipe has it all. Share it with friends and family, and let the flavors spark joy around your table. Elevate your dining moments with this Veggie Pesto Pasta, and make every meal a celebration of nature’s bounty.