Pasta Primavera - KNEP - Kentucky Nutrition Education Program


Pasta Primavera

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Servings:4Serving Size:2 cupsRecipe Cost:$5.47 Cost per Serving:$1.37


  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 cups assorted vegetables (use any combination of fresh or frozen you have on hand)
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 5-ounce can skim evaporated milk
  • 3 tablespoons parmesan cheese
  • 4 cups whole grain pasta, cooked


  1. In a large skillet, heat the olive oil over medium-high heat.
  2. Add vegetables, garlic powder and Italian seasoning; saute for 7- 10 minutes or until vegetables are crisp-tender.
  3. Add salt, black pepper, evaporated milk and parmesan cheese; cook 2 minutes.
  4. Gently toss in pasta.
  5. Serve immediately.


For sampling purposes, mushrooms, broccoli and onions were used for vegetables.

Make it a Meal

Pair this pasta dish with a fruit salad and some low-fat milk!

Source: Brooke Jenkins-Howard, Nutrition Education Program Curriculum Coordinator University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service

320 calories; 13g total fat; 2g saturated fat; 0g trans fat; 5mg cholesterol; 400mg; sodium; 42g total carbohydrate; 2g fiber; 7g sugar; 0g added sugar; 11g protein; 6% Daily Value vitamin D; 15% Daily Value calcium; 10% Daily Value iron; 10% Daily Value potassium.