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Countryside Pasta Toss (Cooking for 2)

Countryside Pasta Toss (Cooking for 2)
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 25 min
  • Servings 4
Weeknight? Cook and toss a pasta dish and have it on the table in less than 30 minutes.
Updated September 30, 2008

Ingredients

  • 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

Steps

  • 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.

  • 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 Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
240
Calories from Fat
35
Total Fat
4g
0%
Saturated Fat
1g
0%
Cholesterol
5mg
0%
Sodium
230mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
47g
0%
Dietary Fiber
6g
0%
Protein
10g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
100%
100%
Vitamin C
28%
28%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
16%
16%
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.
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