Thursday, March 25, 2010

Whole Grain Spaghetti with Fresh Vegetables


1 box(es) BARILLA Whole Grain Spaghetti
2 tablespoon(s) extra virgin olive oil
1 clove(s) garlic
1 cup(s) white onion, finely chopped
2 cup(s) zucchini, diced small
2 cup(s) yellow squash, diced small
1 bunch(es) asparagus, cut into 1-inch pieces
1 cup(s) yellow bell pepper, julienne
3 cup(s) cherry tomatoes, halved
to taste salt
to taste freshly ground black pepper
4 leaf(ves) fresh basil, torn


BRING a large pot of water to a boil.
HEAT olive oil in a large skillet. Using the side of a knife, gently press and peel the garlic.
ADD onion and saute for 5 minuts, until translucent. Add garlic and saute for 2 minutes until slightly brown.
ADD bell pepper, zucchini, yellow squash and asparagus and saute until heated but not completely cooked.
ADD tomatoes, season with salt and pepper; sauté for 2 additional minutes. Remove garlic clove and discard.
COOK Barilla Whole Grain Spaghetti according to the package directions.
DRAIN pasta and add to the skillet. Toss with vegetables and add fresh basil before serving.

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