Submitted by Abbie on Wed, 04/26/2023 - 10:35
Fresh summer veggies and herbs make the perfect topping for hearty pasta.
8 ounces uncooked pasta (try rotini, penne or bow tie noodles)
2 Tablespoons vegetable oil
½ cup chopped onion (1⁄2 medium onion)
2 cloves garlic, finely chopped or 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1 medium green bell pepper, chopped
1 small zucchini, cubed
1 small eggplant, cubed
2 medium tomatoes, cubed
¾ teaspoon salt
¼ teaspoon pepper
1 teaspoon basil
1 cup shredded cheese
- Walsh hands with soap and water.
- Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain and set aside.
- Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat (300 degrees F in an electric skillet). Add onion and garlic and cook until soft.
- Add bell pepper, zucchini, and eggplant. Cook about 10 to 12 minutes.
- Stir in tomatoes, salt, pepper and basil. Cook another 2 to 4 minutes or until heated through.
- Serve over pasta and top with cheese.
- Refrigerate leftovers within 2 hours.
- Try adding more seasonings such as oregano, red pepper flakes or fresh basil.