Countryside Pasta Toss (Cooking for 2)

Countryside Pasta Toss (Cooking for 2)

Weeknight? Cook and toss a pasta dish and have it on the table in less than 30 minutes.

Prep Time

10

Minutes

Total Time

25

Minutes

Makes

4

servings

1
cup uncooked rotini pasta (3 ounces)
1/2
pound new potatoes, cut into 1/2-inch wedges
1/2
cup broccoli florets
1/2
cup baby-cut carrots
1/4
cup snap pea pods
2
teaspoons butter or margarine
1
tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
1/2
teaspoon dried dill weed
1/4
teaspoon salt
1
ounce fully cooked ham, cut into thin strips
  1. Cook and drain pasta as directed on package.
  2. Meanwhile, in 3-quart saucepan, place steamer basket in 1/2 inch water (water should not touch bottom of basket). Place potatoes, broccoli and carrots in basket. Cover tightly and heat to boiling; reduce heat to medium-low. Steam 5 minutes. Add pea pods. Cover and steam about 2 minutes longer or until potatoes are tender.
  3. In medium bowl, toss vegetables with butter, parsley, dill weed and salt until coated. Stir in ham and pasta; toss.
Makes 4 servings
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Substitution
Frozen baby carrots and snap pea pods can be used for the fresh. Prepare as directed on packages before tossing with the other vegetables.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 240
    • (Calories from Fat 35),
  • Total Fat 4g
    • (Saturated Fat 1g,),
  • Cholesterol 5mg;
  • Sodium 230mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 47g
    • (Dietary Fiber 6g,
  • Protein 10g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 3 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 0 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.