Whole Wheat Penne Primavera.

Whole Wheat Penne Primavera.


Penne Primavera


  • 1 box Whole wheat penne pasta
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 cup white onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 pound asparagus, trimmed, sliced on a bias
  • 2 1/2 cups cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 2 cups yellow squash, chopped
  • 6 leaves fresh basil cut into strips
  • Directions
  • Bring a large pot of water to a boil.
  • Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat, and add onions and garlic. Sauté 3-4 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add asparagus and continue to cook for 3 additional minutes. Add tomatoes and squash, sautéing an additional 2-3 minutes, or until tomatoes are softened. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Meanwhile, cook pasta according to package directions and drain. Immediately add hot pasta to the skillet. Mix well and transfer to a serving bowl or platter. Garnish with fresh basil strips and serve.

  • Serves: 7 | Serving Size: 1/7th of recipe

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