Grilled Summer Vegetable Pasta

Grilled Summer Vegetable Pasta

Farmers market favorite! Tomatoes, eggplant, squash and more create a fresh-tasting meatless main dish.

Prep Time

35

Minutes

Total Time

35

Minutes

Makes

6

servings

8
oz uncooked linguine
4
medium tomatoes, chopped
1/3
cup coarsely chopped fresh basil leaves
6
tablespoons olive or vegetable oil
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon coarse ground black pepper
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
1/2
eggplant, cut into 1/2-inch slices
1
medium red bell pepper, quartered
1
medium yellow summer squash, cut in half lengthwise
1
medium onion, cut into 1/2-inch slices
4
oz chèvre (goat) cheese, crumbled
1/3
cup shredded fresh Parmesan cheese
  1. Heat gas or charcoal grill. In Dutch oven or 4-quart saucepan, cook linguine to desired doneness as directed on package.
  2. Meanwhile, in large bowl, mix tomatoes, basil, 4 tablespoons of the oil, the salt and pepper; set aside.
  3. In small bowl, mix remaining 2 tablespoons oil and the garlic. In ungreased 15x10x1-inch pan, place eggplant, bell pepper, summer squash and onion. Brush with oil-garlic mixture.
  4. Place eggplant, bell pepper, summer squash and onion pieces directly on grill over medium heat. Cover grill; cook 8 to 12 minutes, turning frequently, until vegetables are crisp-tender.
  5. Coarsely chop vegetables; add to tomato mixture. Add chèvre; mix gently.
  6. Drain linguine; place on serving platter. Top with vegetable mixture and Parmesan cheese.
Makes 6 servings (1 1/2 cups each)
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
To broil, place vegetables on broiler pan and broil 4 to 6 inches from heat using time provided above as a guide.
Tip
Instead of the chèvre, use 4 oz of plain cream cheese, garlic-herb cream cheese, flavored feta cheese or blue cheese.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 440
    • (Calories from Fat 200),
  • Total Fat 22g
    • (Saturated Fat 7g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 20mg;
  • Sodium 550mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 45g
    • (Dietary Fiber 5g,
    • Sugars 7g),
  • Protein 14g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 2 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 1/2 High-Fat Meat;
    • 3 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 3;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.