Barilla Whole Grain Spaghetti with Fresh Vegetables

Barilla Whole Grain Spaghetti with Fresh Vegetables
Difficulty: average
Prep time: 15 minutes
Cook time: 11 minutes
Servings: 4-6


Ingredients:

  • 1 box Barilla® Whole Grain Spaghetti
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 cup white onion, finely chopped
  • 2 cups zucchini, diced small
  • 2 cups yellow squash, diced small
  • 1 bunch asparagus, sliced thin on a diagonal
  • 1 cup yellow bell pepper, julienne
  • 1 pint cherry tomatoes, halved
  • to taste salt
  • to taste freshly ground black pepper
  • 4 leaves fresh basil, torn

Directions:
  1. BRING a large pot of water to a boil.
  2. HEAT the oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Using the side of a knife, gently press garlic and peel. Add garlic to skillet and sauté until slightly brown, about 1 minute.
  3. ADD onion and sauté until the onion has become translucent, about 5 minutes.
  4. STIR in the bell pepper, zucchini, squash and asparagus and sauté until warmed through but not completely cooked.
  5. ADD tomatoes, season with salt and pepper and sauté 2 additional minutes.
  6. COOK pasta according to the directions, drain and toss with the sauce. Finish by tossing pasta with the basil and mix well.