Pasta Primavera

Fresh and flavorful, this meal is full of delicious veggies!

Nutrition Information

Serves: 2

Calories : 348

Protein: 15.5g

Carbohydrate: 56.6g

Fat: 6.7g

Sodium: 230mg

Fiber: 4.7g

Calcium: 375mg

Iron: 3mg


1 cup broccoli florets

1 cup carrots, sliced

1 cup zucchini, sliced

1 cup whole-wheat pasta noodles (like macaroni, spiral, or penne)

For the Sauce:

1 tablespoon flour

1 tablespoon butter

1 cup skim milk

ΒΌ teaspoon dried basil

1/8 teaspoon black pepper

2 tablespoons parmesan cheese


  1. Cook pasta according to package directions.
  2. Rinse broccoli florets with cold water and place with carrots in a steamer basket.
  3. Put the steamer basket in a saucepan filled with 1 inch water.
  4. Bring to a boil; cover and steam for 2 minutes. Add zucchini and steam for another 2-3 minutes.
  5. Take vegetables out of steamer and place in mixing bowl.
  6. In a small saucepan melt butter; whisk in flour.
  7. Gradually add in milk, basil, and pepper. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until sauce thickens.
  8. Remove sauce from the heat and stir in parmesan cheese.
  9. Pour sauce over the vegetables, add in cooked pasta and mix gently until combined.

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