Roasted Vegetable Pesto Pasta Makes 4 (1 ½ cup) servings Total time: 30 minutes
Ingredients 1 zucchini, sliced 1 yellow summer squash, sliced ½ red onion, cut into cubes 1 bell pepper, cut into cubes 1 Tbsp. olive oil Salt and pepper, to taste ½ pound whole wheat penne pasta ½ cup prepared pesto
Directions PREHEAT oven to 400°F. PLACE vegetables on a baking sheet and SEASON with oil, salt and pepper. BAKE for 20 minutes.
Meanwhile, bring a large pot of water to a boil. ADD pasta and COOK according to package directions. DRAIN pasta, reserving ¼ to ½ cup of cooking liquid.
COMBINE vegetables, pasta, cooking liquid and pesto. TOSS to coat.
Approximate nutrition information per serving: 402 calories; 19 g fat; 3 g saturated fat; 5 mg cholesterol; 419 mg sodium; 50 g carbohydrate; 2 g fiber; 13 g protein