Easy Primavera Penne

READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by MidsummerNightSprite

An easy and inexpensive low-cal dish that highlights spring veggies. Feel free to mix in things to your liking.

Top Review by PaulaG

This was made using gluten free penne pasta. The squash were cut in half before slicing and a some finely cut carrots were added to the mix. The vegetables were cooked to crisp tender and the spinach cooked just enough to wilt it. A handful of fresh herbs was tossed with the pasta before serving and each individual serving was served with a generous amount of freshly grated parmesan cheese. This is a very fresh tasting meal that I look forward to making again. Made for PAC Spring 2013.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook pasta according to al dente package directions.
  2. Meanwhile, heat olive oil in a large skillet. Saute garlic til tender.
  3. Add squash, zucchini, and spinach. Saute for 2-3 minutes.
  4. Add whole can of tomatoes, with juice.
  5. Add drained pasta to skillet. Cover and let simmer until veggies are tender and pasta is done.
  6. Season to taste, garnish, and serve.

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