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Creamy Pasta Primavera

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Categories: Kid-friendly, Pasta Dishes, Quick to fix
Type: Main Dishes

This light and lovely Italian pasta dish provides lots of healthy vegetables.

Serves: Serves: 4 (1 cup)

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup shredded carrots
  • 1 1/2 cups chopped fresh broccoli
  • 1 cup snow peas
  • 2 cups hot cooked fettuccine rinsed and drained
  • 1/2 cup Kraft Fat Free Ranch Dressing
  • 1/4 cup (3/4 ounce) grated Kraft fat-free Parmesan cheese
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley or 2 teaspoons dried parsley flakes

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Directions:

  1. In a medium saucepan, cook carrots and broccoli in boiling water for 3 to 4 minutes.
  2. Stir in snow peas. Continue cooking for 1 minute. Drain well.
  3. Return vegetables to saucepan. Add fettuccine. Mix gently to combine.
  4. Stir in Ranch dressing, Parmesan cheese, and parsley. Serve at once.
Tips:
  • 1/2 cups broken, uncooked fettuccine usually cooks to about 2 cups.

excerpted from:

From COOKING HEALTHY ACROSS AMERICA by JoAnna Lund. Used by arrangement with Perigee, a member of Penguin Group (USA) Inc. Copyright © 2000 by Healthy Exchanges, Inc.

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